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Spike’sĀ striking, light-filled painting of the famous J Class Yacht ‘Mariquita’ was recently featured on Australian wine maker Lentedal’s Cabernet Sauvignon label. The Mariquita dates back to some of the grandest days of yachting. She is one of the most historic and interesting of the Fife designs, launched in 1911 and still as beautiful as the […]

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Pat Hickton is a Kiwi war hero living in Palmerston North. His amazing story of escape from the Germans after he was captured in France after his plane crashed during a bombing run, was recently featured on Channel 4 series ‘Freedom Trails’ in the UK. The series told the stories of living airmen who had […]

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SpikeĀ illustrated Omaka Easter Air Display posters for three years. He’s often approached by air displays and other events to do their photos in his classic old world style.  

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Spike and his wife Sue, also an artist, recently teamed up to open a pop up gallery for the summer at The Hilton in Queenstown. It featured the best of Spike’s recent work, including a few new landscapes which is a new direction for Spike. A crowd of friends, family and art enthusiasts gathered for […]

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