'Perception V' diptych *SOLD*
Original Painting - SOLD
90cm x 180cm diptych
acrylic on canvas
Perception is defined by 'the ability to see, hear, or become aware of something through the senses' or 'the way in which something is regarded, understood, or interpreted'. Everyone has their own perception about people, culture, art and life...
My works are directly a reflection on how I choose to see the beauty in everything around me; specifically the beautiful mix of cultures we have in Aotearoa and all the different life experiences, talent and inspiration that this brings to one's existence.
I incorporate this into all of my works utilising patterns and symbolism which are primarily influenced by the multicultural heritage of my son and myself; Fijian, Wallisian, Futunaan, Scottish, Hungarian, English and of course Kiwi! I have taken personal symbols and patterns from these different cultures and developed into my own, which then tell my story..."