challenger i

challenger i

The Challenger Expedition of 1872–76 laid the foundations of the academic discipline of oceanography. The Royal Navy ship HMS Challenger was modified for scientific work, with laboratories for natural history and chemistry. The ship sailed from Portsmouth, England, on 21 December 1872 and travelled nearly 70,000 nautical miles over four years, surveying and exploring. The…

waimakariri ii - linocut

waimakariri ii

The snow-fed Waimakariri river flows about 150 kilometres from the Southern Alps to the Pacific Ocean across the Canterbury Plains, and is braided with wide shingle beds for much of its length. Linocut Image size: 125x60mm Edition:12

plains ii - linocut

plains

The Canterbury Plains stretch from the Southern Alps to the Pacific Ocean, a woven patchwork of neat, rectangular fields and long, straight roads Linocut Image size: 75x125mm Varied edition

linear iv

linear iv

Kilmartin Glen contains at least 150 prehistoric monuments, including cairns, cists, standing stones and rock carvings.  An important feature is the linear cemetery, five cairns – Glebe, Nether Largie North, Nether Largie Mid, Nether Largie South & Ri Cruin – arranged in a three mile line. Textile panel 27x90cm Sold

linear iii

linear iii

Kilmartin Glen contains at least 150 prehistoric monuments, including cairns, cists, standing stones and rock carvings.  An important feature is the linear cemetery, five cairns – Glebe, Nether Largie North, Nether Largie Mid, Nether Largie South & Ri Cruin – arranged in a three mile line. Textile panel 26x79cm Sold

linear ii

linear ii

Kilmartin Glen contains at least 150 prehistoric monuments, including cairns, cists, standing stones and rock carvings.  An important feature is the linear cemetery, five cairns – Glebe, Nether Largie North, Nether Largie Mid, Nether Largie South & Ri Cruin – arranged in a three mile line. Textile panel 36x78cm Sold

linear i

linear i

Kilmartin Glen contains at least 150 prehistoric monuments, including cairns, cists, standing stones and rock carvings.  An important feature is the linear cemetery, five cairns – Glebe, Nether Largie North, Nether Largie Mid, Nether Largie South & Ri Cruin – arranged in a three mile line. Textile panel 32x101cm Sold

alignment xiii

alignment xiii

Kilmartin Glen in Argyll is one of the richest prehistoric landscapes in Scotland.  Standing stones could perhaps have been aligned to track the movement of the sun and moon. Textile panels 28x105cm Varied edition: 4 Sold out

stones viii

stones viii

Kilmartin Glen in Argyll is one of the richest prehistoric landscapes in Scotland. There are 25 sites with standing stones, many erected at least 3,500 years ago. It has been suggested that stones were placed to chart the movement of the sun, moon and stars. Textile panel 16x54cm Sold

stones vii

stones vii

Kilmartin Glen in Argyll is one of the richest prehistoric landscapes in Scotland. There are 25 sites with standing stones, many erected at least 3,500 years ago. It has been suggested that stones were placed to chart the movement of the sun, moon and stars. Textile panel 14x52cm Sold

nether largie iv

nether largie iv

Kilmartin Glen in Argyll is one of the richest prehistoric landscapes in Scotland. The Nether Largie standing stones were probably erected more than 3,500 years ago. Textile panel 30x53cm Sold

ballymeanoch ii

ballymeanoch II

Kilmartin Glen in Argyll is one of the richest prehistoric landscapes in Scotland. The Ballymeanoch standing stones were probably erected more than 3,500 years ago. Textile panel 25x54cm Sold

kilmartin triptych iv

kilmartin triptych iv

Kilmartin Glen in Argyll is one of the richest prehistoric landscapes in Scotland. The first panel – Rocks & Stones – features standing stones and cup & ring marked rocks. The second panel – Five Cairns – features the linear cemetery – Glebe, Nether Largie North, Nether Largie Mid, Nether Largie South & Ri Cruin…

kilmartin triptych iii

kilmartin triptych iii

Kilmartin Glen in Argyll is one of the richest prehistoric landscapes in Scotland. The first panel – Rocks & Stones – features standing stones and cup & ring marked rocks. The second panel – Five Cairns – features the linear cemetery – Glebe, Nether Largie North, Nether Largie Mid, Nether Largie South & Ri Cruin…

yellow moon - McCaigs Tower - Oban

yellow moon

McCaig’s Tower is a Colosseum-like landmark overlooking Oban.  It was conceived by John Stuart McCaig, whose death ended construction prematurely: only the outer wall was completed. Textile panel 28x147cm Sold

starry-starry-night

starry, starry night

On listening to Don McLean …. McCaig’s Tower is a Colosseum-like landmark overlooking Oban.  It was conceived by John Stuart McCaig, whose death ended construction prematurely: only the outer wall was completed. Textile panels starry, starry night I – 26x134cm starry, starry night II – 27x145cm Sold

surrender

surrender

On reading James L Baxter’s “High Country Weather” McCaig’s Tower is a Colosseum-like landmark overlooking Oban.  It was conceived by John Stuart McCaig, whose death ended construction prematurely: only the outer wall was completed. Textile panels surrender I – 28x130cm – for Sara surrender II – 24x132cm – sold

earth-sea-sky xi-xiv

earth sea sky xi-xiv

McCaig’s Tower is a Colosseum-like landmark overlooking Oban.  It was conceived by John Stuart McCaig, whose death ended construction prematurely: only the outer wall was completed. Textile panels earth sea sky XI – 27x140cm earth sea sky XII – 28x138cm earth sea sky XIII – 28x139cm earth sea sky XIV – 28x143cm Sold out

earth sea sky 10

earth sea sky x

McCaig’s Tower is a Colosseum-like landmark overlooking Oban.  It was conceived by John Stuart McCaig, whose death ended construction prematurely: only the outer wall was completed. Textile panels 28x107cm Varied edition : 2 Sold

earth sea sky v

earth sea sky v

McCaig’s Tower is a Colosseum-like landmark overlooking Oban.  It was conceived by John Stuart McCaig, whose death ended construction prematurely: only the outer wall was completed. Textile panel 28x100cm Sold

earth-sea-sky iv

earth sea sky iv

McCaig’s Tower is a Colosseum-like landmark overlooking Oban.  It was conceived by John Stuart McCaig, whose death ended construction prematurely: only the outer wall was completed. Textile panel 28x100cm Sold

tekapo iii

tekapo iii

Lake Tekapo lies at the heart of the South Island of New Zealand, in Mackenzie Country, 700 metres above sea level. Finely ground rock in melted glacial water from the Southern Alps gives Tekapo its vivid turquoise colour. Screenprint 15x15cm Edition: 16 £50

tekapo ii

tekapo ii

Shoreline boulders.  Lake Tekapo lies at the heart of the South Island of New Zealand, in Mackenzie Country, 700 metres above sea level. Finely ground rock in melted glacial water from the Southern Alps gives Tekapo its vivid turquoise colour. Screenprint Image size: 400x165mm Edition:10 £75

tekapo i

tekapo i

Lupins.  Lake Tekapo lies at the heart of the South Island of New Zealand, in Mackenzie Country, 700 metres above sea level.  Finely ground rock in melted glacial water from the Southern Alps gives Tekapo its vivid turquoise colour. Screenprint Image size: 400x165mm Edition:10 £75