Tree of Life
Vessels of the Spirit Series.
Collection of Whangarei Public Art Gallery and Museum, Purchased from my Survey Exhibition 1998.
After the death of my mother in Kaikoura in1992, I began the Vessels of the Spirit series.
Each work was made using a chainsaw and finished with angle grinder and blow torch.
Some 'Tree of Life' works were exhibited with plywood shadow form cutouts.
Dimensions: Height 1800mm x Width 550mm x Depth 150mm.
Material: Demolition Kauri, acrylic paint, dammar resin and beeswax, steel base plate.