untitled (landscape), 2001, oil on linen, 101.5 x 91.5 cm

Two Figures, 2001, oil on linen, 101.5 x 91.5 cm

Oamaru serpent, 2001, oil and paua shell on linen, 66 x 56 cm

Studio in Totara Street, Nelson, New Zealand, 2001

Maitai, 2001, oil on linen, 91.5 x 101.5cm

A L Clayton, 2001, oil on linen, 76 x 56 cm

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Totara Street Paintings


At the end of 1999 Charles returned to Aotearoa New Zealand and spent four months living with his grandfather, A. L. Clayton, in Totara Street, Nelson, where he set up a tiny studio in the laundry. He later had an exhibition at the Plimmer Steps Gallery, Wellington, 2001.