8 pegs

8 pegs

size: 670 x 400 mm
medium: acrylic, charcoal and notepaper on recycled board
date: 2010
price: sold

While searching through a box of artifacts in Dunedin as part of my MFA project, I came across 2 old hand whittled wooden pegs. I became fascinated with the variety and intricacies of such a mundane and small object. So I sorted through our peg basket and sketched all the different types we had, then collaged my drawings to make this painting. My two year old son told me at a later stage that I needed to paint in a bird…so I did! This piece is created from an old cupboard door I pulled apart and rearranged to form a framed composition.


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