The tūī is the colour of night - jet black with flashes of aurora green, shooting stars of white on his nape, the moon on his chest, and the blue promise of dawn. Twenty years ago there were only twenty to thirty breeding pairs in Wellington; now thanks to pest control they are a ubiquitous sight in everyone's garden.
50x50cm prints come on either fine-art paper or fine-art canvas. Both are shipped rolled, wrapped in acid-free paper.
Exhibited in: NZ Art Show 2018,"Birds on a Wire" solo exhibition (April, 2018), "Visions of Zealandia" solo exhibition (Jun-Aug 2017), online Light-Space-Time Gallery solo exhibition (Sep 2017). Published in: Artists Down Under magazine (Jun 2017), Living the Living the PhotoArtistic Life magazine (Nov 2017).
10% of my proceeds go to Zealandia EcoSanctuary to support their conservation efforts.
Tūī are also known as tui, parson bird, Prosthemadera novaeseelandiae, koko