Artists at home
Denys Watkins, Auckland, NZ
"In the lounge with a 1989 oil on canvas painting, Parklands, from a large project at the Auckland City Art gallery in 1990, which included paintings, photographs, painted wooden boxes and a singing canary in a cage. Parklands was a suburban parking lot and low rent mall in Sandringham."
Denys has a home studio. "This large wall painting / acrylic on canvas, O. DO RO NO, Series started in 2019 , for a series "Cleanliness is next to Godliness". Small painting in corner, Nancy, acrylic on canvas 2020."
"This is a small gouache study on recent developements around comic caracter Nancy and Sluggo. Small acrylic on gesso panel is an interpretation from a catalogue at the A.CA.G. of a collection of English paintings shown in the 50's."
"The ceramics are from 2004 — at back — to recent geometric shaped vases. Earthenware, made by Bronwynne Cornish, decorated in slips by me."