In my new space I have bars on the windows which don't open AND we've had the hottest summer day in Auckland since 1868.This doesn't matter because the noisy old air conditioning units keep my paint from drying on my brush and me cool enough to do my thing. The bars have their uses though as I'm able to bend my hangers around them and display my seconds. Most are flawed in some way- a hairline, chip or some heat marks, but at $10 a plate whose nit-picking...
I've always made stuff and wanted to be an artist from the age of 14.I made my way to Art School in the late 80s and graduated with a BFA, majoring in Sculpture. After a short exhibiting career,I quickly discovered being a full time artist doesn't pay the bills, so went the commercial route.
I've worked in graphic design, audio visual and freelance set design as well as garden design and maintenance.In the mid 90s
my boyfriend and I got married at City Hall in Manhattan New York. We eloped actually as no-one knew until we were back home.I have two children, a boy Jasper and a girl Madison,named after Madison Avenue.