‘Exchanges’ is created with multiple screen-printed illustrations to investigate the crossover of memory
and interpretation, mixing my childhood experiences with my current parental reality. Coded gestures,
schoolboys fighting and animals attacking are familiar triggers associated with growing up and psychological
consequence of guilt, fear and anxiety.
My work supports and contradicts the reproductive nature of the printmaking process. I do not edition, but instead play with repetitive printed elements within each work.
'Give & Take' screen print on canvas, 2015
Exchanges screen print on board, 2015. This is an award winning artwork for WSA New Zealand Painting & Printmaking Award 2015.