Waipu, Northland, New Zealand
Colin has been airbrush painting since the late seventies and working as a full time artist since 2006. He is self taught and has developed many techniques. Colin draws inspiration from the natural forms of New Zealand, particularly the coast and the effect that its unusual quality of light. He has been part of various gallery exhibitions in Northland as well as working as an artist in residence at the Mazda Artworks Exhibition in Auckland. His paintings are featured in collections in New Zealand, the UK, United States and throughout Europe.
“I found it very worthwhile turning something that could easily be discarded and classed as part of the detritus of our modern culture, into something much more worthwhile and stimulating.”Colin Unkovich