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My first body of work. Paint smothered car panel sculptures exhibited at No Vacancy Gallery, Melbourne, Australia 8-23 December 2015
Orange Crush Night and Day collide into a morphed black and orange Yin and Yang – the eternal battle of attraction and rejection. Steel front guard | Toyota Hilux | Automotive paint +/- 30 layers 2015 | L 120 cm x H 70 cm x D 20 cm

Orange Crush Night and Day collide into a morphed black and orange Yin and Yang – the eternal battle of attraction and rejection.

Backdrift Attacked by an extra-terrestrial storm, (st)ripping off the colours. Steel front guard | Toyota Hilux | Automotive paint +/- 35 layers 2015 | L 120 cm x H 70 cm x D 20 cm

Backdrift Attacked by an extra-terrestrial storm, (st)ripping off the colours.

Tattoo You The thinly shaved and intricately carved surface is a nod to Indigenous tribal tattoos.  Steel front guard | Ford Falcon FG | Automotive paint +/- 50 layers 2015 | L 120 cm x H 80 cm x D 20 cm

Tattoo You The thinly shaved and intricately carved surface is a nod to Indigenous tribal tattoos.

Whizz Bang!  A rollercoaster ride at warp speed, exploring the colour galaxy. Steel front guard | Ford Falcon FG | Automotive paint +/- 45 layers 2015 | L 120 cm x H 80 cm x D 20 cm

A rollercoaster ride at warp speed, exploring the colour galaxy.

Petrol Head A twisted car door skin – scratched and in severe distress. The work is a tribute to the disappearing Australian car manufacturing industry. Steel car door skin | Automotive paint +/- 35 layers 2015 | W 25 cm x H 70 cm x D 18 cm

Petrol Head A twisted car door skin – scratched and in severe distress. The work is a tribute to the disappearing Australian car manufacturing industry.

Night Driving A bird’s eye view of a dimly lit, winding coastal road. The long trip over, you have arrived at your destination.    Steel bonnet | Toyota Hilux | Automotive paint +/- 30 layers 2015 | L 140 cm x H 110 cm x D 15 cm

Night Driving A bird’s eye view of a dimly lit, winding coastal road. The long trip over, you have arrived at your destination.

Good Morning Beautiful Sparkling colours glide over steel waves into riverbeds and magenta ponds. Steel bonnet | Toyota Hilux | Automotive paint +/- 40 layers 2015 | L 140 cm x H 110 cm x D 15 cm

Good Morning Beautiful Sparkling colours glide over steel waves into riverbeds and magenta ponds.

Yarra River An intricate sculpture of the river’s currents and twirls, from Yarraville to Hawthorn Bridge. The sparkling metallic and pearl flakes mimic the sun as it hits the water surface. Section of steel rocker panel | Mitsubishi Magna | Automotive paint +/- 125 layers 2014 | L 20 cm x H 5 cm x D 1 cm

Yarra River An intricate sculpture of the river’s currents and twirls, from Yarraville to Hawthorn Bridge. The sparkling metallic and pearl flakes mimic the sun as it hits the water surface. Section of steel rocker panel

Hotwax Peeled off black wax reveals iridescent colours – the twilight sky fights the darkness. Steel front guard | Toyota Hilux | Automotive paint +/- 35 layers 2015 | L 120 cm x H 70 cm x D 20 cm

Hotwax Peeled off black wax reveals iridescent colours – the twilight sky fights the darkness.

In Bloom Exploding colours, firecrackers and hot sparks herald the new season. Steel front guard | Mitsubishi Magna | Automotive paint +/- 100 layers 2015 | L 130 cm x H 65 cm x D25 cm

In Bloom Exploding colours, firecrackers and hot sparks herald the new season.

Rub 'Till It Bleeds Red, white, red, white…abrasive, yet smooth and swirly. How would it taste? Don’t scratch your tongue! Steel front guard | Toyota Hilux | Automotive paint +/- 15 layers 2015 | L 120 cm x H 70 cm x D 20 cm

Rub 'Till It Bleeds Red, white, red, white…abrasive, yet smooth and swirly. How would it taste? Don’t scratch your tongue!

Memento Mori  A sculptural exploration by man and machine – an abstract dynamism of primary colours and whirling shapes. Steel boot lid | Mitsubishi Magna | Automotive paint +/- 50 layers 2015 | W 65 cm x H 120 cm x D 11 cm

Memento Mori A sculptural exploration by man and machine – an abstract dynamism of primary colours and whirling shapes.

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