Glen French - Artist

Contact me

Exhibiting here


My current portfolio of work. Please contact me for viewing and pricing details.

Click on the buttons below to view each collection.

all that jazz

All that jazz

Dyed & shellacked tracing paper, scissor cut on board. Framed.

630 x 430mm

boulder bank 1

Boulder bank 1

Dyed & shellacked tracing paper, pencil drawing. Matt & framed.

410 x 310mm

boulder bank 2

Boulder bank 2

Dyed & shellacked tracing paper, pencil drawing. Matt & framed.

410 x 310mm

busy day

Busy day

Dyed & shellacked tracing paper, scissor cut on board. Framed.

630 x 430mm

landscapes

Bright land

Dyed & shellacked tracing paper, scissor cut on board. Framed.

630 x 430mm

mother & child

Mother & child

Dyed & shellacked tracing paper, scissor cut on board. Framed.

630 x 430mm

shimmer

Shimmer

Dyed & shellacked tracing paper, scissor cut on board. Framed.

630 x 430mm

Planetary eye

Planetary eye

Dyed & shellacked tracing paper, scissor cut on board. Framed.

630 x 430mm

at the beach

At the beach

Oil paint heavily worked with palette knife on board. Framed.

630 x 430mm

pendants green 9

Pendant 1

Copper ring with aged copper sulphate cast in resin.

30mm wide

pendant 2

Pendant 2

Copper base & bezel, copper crystals cast into resin.

30mm wide

pendant 3

Blue red

Two coloured & cast resin forms together.

30mm wide

brooch 1

Planetary eye

Various resin & copper crystal pours over time.

30mm wide

resin with embedded objects

Blue universe

Double pour resin, two colours with internal dots.

30mm wide

Copper crystals.

Mostly green

Copper base aged, copper crystals & embedded in resin.

30mm wide

blue meditation

Blue meditation

Copper sulphate and potassium permanganate on cotton rag art paper, floating in a white box frame.

620mm x 870mm

dreaming blue

Dreaming blue - ON LOAN

Copper sulphate and potassium permanganate on cotton rag art paper, with matt in a white box frame.

620mm x 870mm

swarms

Swarms

Copper sulphate and a tiny spec or two of potassium permanganate on cotton rag art paper, in a white box frame.

620mm x 870mm

short flight

Short flight

Copper sulphate and potassium permanganate on cotton rag art paper, in a white box frame.

620mm x 870mm

marks in time 3

Marks in Time 3 - SOLD

Copper sulphate & potassium permanganate on cotton rag art paper, in a white box frame.

620mm x 870mm

marks in time

Marks in time 1

Copper sulphate and potassium permanganate on cotton rag art paper, in a white box frame.

620mm x 870mm

marks in time

Marks in time 2

Copper sulphate and potassium permanganate on cotton rag art paper, with matt in a white box frame.

620mm x 870mm

kete aronui

Kete aronui - peace and arts

SOLD - Kit of knowledge of aroha, peace and the arts and crafts which benefit the Earth and all living things. It is also the basket of ritual, of literature, philosophy and is sometimes regarded as the basket of the humanities.

Re-cycled brass sheet, reworked and mounted on board with clear domed resin.

Framed 540 x 440mm

kete tuauri

Kete tuauri - the natural world

Kit of sacred knowledge. This basket relates to the creation of the natural world and the patterns of energy that operate behind the world of sense perception and the realm of the tohunga and the knowledge of karakia.

Re-cycled brass sheet, reworked and mounted on board with clear domed resin.

Framed 540 x 440mm

kete tuatea

Kete tuatea - agriculture and earth works

Kit of ancestral knowledge of mākutu and whaiwhaiā and evil, including war but also including agriculture, tree or wood work, stone work and earth works as well.

Re-cycled brass sheet, wire and pins reworked and mounted on board with clear domed resin.

Framed 540 x 440mm

begin harvest

Harvest awaits

Harvest from the air. Copper wire & aged copper sheet.

740 x 220mm

harvest awaits

Begin harvest - Sold

Harvest from the air. Copper wire & aged copper sheet.

700 x 260mm

big harvest

Big harvest

Harvest from the air. Copper wire & aged copper sheet.

700 x 260mm

harvest cleared

Harvest cleared

Harvest from the air. Copper wire & aged copper sheet.

630 x 310mm

harvest necklace

Harvest necklace

Celebration of harvest completion. Copper wire & aged copper sheet.

690 x 220mm

tree trunk form

Tree trunk form

Formed around an old tree trunk found at harvest time. Copper wire & sheet.

730 x 240mm

southern catch

Southern catch

Aged copper strips and wire on treated black board in a white box frame.

620mm x 450mm

northern catch

Northern catch

Aged copper strips and wire on treated black board in a white box frame.

620mm x 450mm

all together

All together

Aged copper strips and wire on treated black board in a white box frame.

535mm x 435mm

the ties that bind

The ties that bind

Aged copper strips and wire on treated black board in a white box frame.

570mm x 470mm

copper vessel 1

Copper Vessel 1 - Sold

Recycled, aged copper and wire. For a pot plant, candle or as is.

185mm x 90mm

copper vessel 2

Copper Vessel 2 - Sold

Recycled, aged copper and wire. For a pot plant, candle or as is.

185mm x 90mm

copper vessel 3

Copper Vessel 3

Recycled, aged copper and wire. For a pot plant, candle or as is.

185mm x 90mm

copper vessel 4

Copper Vessel 4

Recycled, aged copper and wire. For a pot plant, candle or as is.

185mm x 90mm

copper vessel 5

Copper Vessel 5 - In progress

Recycled, aged copper and wire. For a pot plant, candle or as is.

220mm x 120mm

copper vessel 6

Copper Vessel 6 - Sold

Recycled, aged copper and wire. For a pot plant, candle or as is.

220mm x 120mm

copper land form no 2

Copper land form no 2

Copper sheet, cut and formed on a wooden base representing abstracted land forms. Each strip was treated using various aging and polishing techniques.

1000mm x 250mm

copper meditation

Copper meditation

Copper sheet, cut and formed on a wooden base. A quiet meditative work. Each strip was treated using various aging and polishing techniques.

1000mm x 220mm

Christchurch tumbling down

Christchurch tumbling down

Copper sheet recycled from a hot water cylinder, cut, worked, treated and then joined. Inspired by the events of the Christchurch earthquake.

840mm x 290mm

stainless conversations

Stainless conversations

Recycled stainless steel sheet mounted on board.

Pop rivets and burnishing added to complete the effect.

590mm x 250mm

brass scape

Brass dream scape

Recycled aged and weathered brass sheet mounted on board.

Cleaned and some weak acid work done.

590mm x 250mm

this dance

This dance

Bronze man asking for a dance. Created a wire and paper master.

The lost wax process followed to finally cast into bronze.

730mm x 250mm