Michael Smither

Dream Boats II

Screenprint

795 × 830 mm

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About this artwork

Dream Boats II

Paper Size: 795 x 830mm
Image Size: 685 x 682mm

The subject is the result of a dream in which the artist saw a series of small boats appear on the hull of a larger boat. The forms of the boats are a development of his Okahu Bay series of paintings and drawings.

There are 18 separate screens, 52 separate printings, the stencils handcut by Don Tee (Artrite Screenprinters), the colours are all hand mixed by the artist.

This screenprint was awarded Highly Commended in the 2008 Pride'n'Print Awards.

Additional Information

Dream Boats II

Artist bio

“Michael Smither was made a CNZM in 2004 for his services to art.  It is important to acknowledge and celebrate the work and achievement of this New Zealand artist who shows us so much of where we come from and of what shapes us.”

- Helen Clark, former Prime Minister & Minister for Arts, Culture and Heritage

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