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The General and The Grunt

I updated these two for Congregation 2010 “The Minotaur of Greek mythology was the result of the union of Pasiphae and a bull. He dwelt inside the labyrinth and devoured anyone who entered. Here the…

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Looking for the Light (2010)

acrylic on canvas 762mm x 1062mm For some people the very act of contemplation results in even greater uncertainty. Perhaps some truths simply cannot be found by inward reflection alone.

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Future Self (2010)

acrylic on canvas 762mm x 1062mm Each of us will die, that much is certain. However, our feelings about what happens next are the subject of much debate. As an atheist, I have no problem…

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Pixellated Self (2010)

Finally getting around to uploading my paintings for Congregation 2010. Here’s the first of two self portraits. acrylic on canvas 762mm x 1062mm Part of my reasoning behind assuming the pseudonym ‘shardcore’ was provide a…

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Pride (2009)

In contemporary society, pride occupies a strange place betwixt vice and virtue. More often we talk of being ‘proud of who we are’ or ‘proud of our achievements’ in virtuous terms rather than admonishing others…

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Kindness (2009)

As part of my collaboration with Sam Hewitt on the subject of sins and virtues, I have painted my daughter, with her cat Wolfgang for the virtue of ‘kindness’ Kindness is the ultimate social lubricant.…

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Congregation

I’m pleased to announce that Congregation will be open to the public from 10:30am on Monday 4th May. I look forward to seeing you there.

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Chastity (2009)

Chastity is a pretty unpopular virtue. Outside of the seminary, there are few humans who choose the role of sexual abstinence. Though I’m told it’s popular these days amongst a certain subset of American teenagers.…