Demand for my services has kept me very busy this year, painting murals all over NZ. Here’s some recent highlights.
Mural on Wellington’s Cuba Street, to promote a movie:
Abstract graffiti murals for a new bar in Christchurch:
In Auckland Hospital’s Te Whetu Tawera unit:
Outside the Auckland University childcare centre:
A vintage style sign in a man-cave:
A school mural:
Feature wall for a renowned Auckland restaurant:
…and a garden path mural to brighten up a home office space:
Here’s a backyard wall I painted at a modern Coromandel holiday home:
I’ve been doing several murals at Rotorua Primary School. Tangaroa:
Forces of nature:
Here’s a wall painted in collaboration with primary school students:
An old school Waikiki theme, poolside in Auckland:
Various pieces for “Mr Tanaka”, an amazing Yakitori restaurant in Ellerslie:
An office feature wall for a council contracting company:
Another one for BurgerFuel, in Pt Chev:
…and a fun NWA mural. Went straight into the pool room!
Painting art on walls is what I do!
Some Kiwiana in Rotorua:Two backyard pool walls: A rooftop bar in Auckland city:
A Don Binney homage on a water tank in the Wairarapa:
Cafe feature walls: Community history murals in Mercer and Drury:Another Vietnamese restaurant wall: Graffiti meets design in an office: A few walls in Burgerfuel stores, in their corporate colours:: A forest framing for some street advertising: A couple of recent smaller pieces:
I really do enjoy my work, as there is so much variety in what I get to paint! Here’s a fresh mural in a Vietnamese restaurant: Here are some walls for an indoor entertainment complex: A classic theme for many of my NZ wall murals is a kiwi beach: These walls are at a primary school in Tokoroa. A school reception room in Otara: …and their front carpark fence: I have been well busy painting at schools this year. Here’s a selection: Gyms always need murals: …as do so many outdoor walls throughout our urban landscape. These two are at the Waitakare Transfer Station: A liquor store in Te Atatu:Here’s part of large wall at a childcare centre, with the skilled hands of Paul Walsh helping out on the bird life: Another place you always need artwork is at laser tag. Something for the kids: “Cali-Mex” got me to paint some awesome new stores out in Bangkok, Thailand.Here is a tribute painted with my friend Mark Henare, in remembrance of a fallen soldier who was a huge inspiration to me during my formative years as a graffiti artist in Christchurch. And lastly, a living room in Remuera, incorporating a myriad of details with personal meanings for the residents. Graffiti has come a long way!
Here is a sweet little video of me painting a mural on a basketball court in Palmerston North with some new friends. Credit: Street Prints.
I usually avoid painting on the ground, but as my great friend Askew One (who designed the mural) was unable to make it and they were on deadline, I came in as substitute!