Tracks & Passes


 Light and Land

43 degrees south                          


Expressions and impressions of Canterbury in oils and acrylics. Thinking mountains and plains, place and time, longitude and latitude, a land thrust upwards on the edge.











These two paintings were shown in a Bryce Gallery group exhibition Dec 2014

Paths of Life: Tracks and Passes





Paths of Life: water

Paths of Life: water


The Four Seasons

paintings done in response to the poem by

Ruth Arnison

Poet in residence at Olveston Dunedin 2014















PoARTry exhibition

Olveston House

August 7th - 17th 2014


final Olveston 4seasons.JPG

Life on the plains

part of a group exhibition at

Nutpoint Centre Christchurch

Feb-March 2014







On this Great Plain

          solo exhibition

Bryce Gallery 1st - 12th Nov. 2013

Canterbury by Basil Dowling

..............painting a poem




From Canterbury and Other Poems,

by Basil Dowling,

Caxton Press 1949, reproduced with permission of the publisher.

The above paintings were divided into singles and/or groups of three. They took their titles from a phrase or line in the poem, ie: chafing worn shingle, long eastern beaches, sight rides.... etc