Original paintings designed to enhance YOUR space….

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Froyle Davies is a New Zealand artist specialising in creating bold paintings of rich colour & texture. The Journey Home is a story of  finding my back to NZ, discovering family, exploring culture and understanding identity. Read the Story, the Exhibition & the Blog.

Since discovering my Māori heritage, I have been researching traditional Māori art and this has had a profound effect of my arts practice. My new series Origins of Life is exploring the Māori creation narrative.

Forming the Cosmos  acrylic on canvas, 136.5 x 34.5

Forming the Cosmos acrylic on canvas, 136.5 x 34.5

When The Earth Wed The Sky…

Inspired by the Māori creation narrative. The Sky-Father, Ranginui and the Earth-Mother, Papatuanuku, lay blended together in the close embrace of matrimony. Their children dwelt in the darkness of their embrace, until they were desperate for the light and separated the primeval parents.

From The Void  acrylic on linen, 61 x 91cm

From The Void acrylic on linen, 61 x 91cm

More Origins of Life paintings

From the Void - When Light Slew The Darkness

In the beginning, from the place of nothing-ness, before life began…

Origins of Life  acrylic on linen, 91 x 61cm

Origins of Life acrylic on linen, 91 x 61cm