Simon King

Simon King

  • Biography

    Simon King, until recently, a Wanaka based artist, designer, furniture maker and teacher. After a number of years working as a furniture designer and maker Simon trained as a teacher and taught design in various parts of New Zealand and in the Cook Islands. He held various contracts with the Ministry of Education and NZQA to develop and lead Design education and assessment in New Zealand. Since leaving his position as Head of Design Technology at Mount Aspiring College he has returned to full time woodworking and teaching adults furniture making.
    Simon works in 2D and 3D media to explore a range of interests. Simon’s sculptural work has a number of strands:-
    • An exploration of form, colour and texture through vessels and containers
    • Joinery using traditional Pacific Island techniques informed by having lived in the Cook Islands
    • Furniture design drawing on ideas from New Zealand vernacular architecture and pre-European woodwork
    Simon’s 2D work has in the past included painting, drawing, printmaking and photography. Current work is dominated by the use of collage involving printmaking, painting and drawing techniques to explore ideas around identity, ancestry, community and connection.

Showing all 25 artworks

Simon King

Tupuna Series #15, 2021
Framed: 57 x 46 x 3cm $850.00

Simon King

Tupuna Series #6, 2021
Framed: 66 x 96 x 3cm $2,700.00

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Tupuna Series #14, 2021
Framed: 36 x 66 x 3cm $850.00

Simon King

Tupuna Series #5, 2021
Framed: 56 x 107 x 3cm $2,700.00

Simon King

Tupuna Series #11, 2021
Framed: 46 x 56 x 3cm $850.00

Simon King

Cheese knives, 2020
Mix of - Lace bark, Oak, Maple, Rewarewa $15.00

Simon King

Beech Bowl - 18cm high, 2020
Mixed media on canvas $240.00

Simon King

Beech Bowl - 16cm high, 2020
Mixed media on canvas $240.00

Simon King

Elm Burr Bowl, 2020
wood turning $1,100.00

Simon King

Tall Beech Bowl, 2020
wood turning $300.00

Simon King

Beech Bark Bowl, 2020
wood turning $600.00

Simon King

Tupuna Series #16, 2021
Framed: 56 x 46 x 3cm Sold

Simon King

Tupuna Series #9, 2021
Framed: 46.5 x 56 x 3cm Sold

Simon King

Ties that Bind #3, 2020
Framed: 46 x 57cm Mixed media on canvas Sold

Simon King

There is a Crack in Everything, 2020
Framed: 46 x 57cm Mixed media on canvas Sold

Simon King

Tupuna Series #4, 2020
Framed: 46 x 57cm Mixed media on canvas Sold

Simon King

Tupuna Series #2, 2020
Framed: 83 x 109cm Mixed media on canvas Sold

Simon King

There is a Crack in Everything, 2020
Framed: 83 x 109cm Mixed media on canvas Sold

Simon King

The Ties that Bind, 2020
Framed: 83 x 109cm Mixed media on canvas Sold

Simon King

Ties, 2020
Mixed media on canvas Sold

Simon King

Vessels, 2020
Mixed media on canvas Sold

Simon King

Tupuna, 2020
Framed: 83 x 109cm Mixed media on canvas Sold

Simon King

Burr Bowl, 2020
wood turning Sold

Simon King

Medium Beech Bowl, 2020
wood turning Sold

Simon King

Walnut Bowl, 2020
wood turning - sourced Wanaka Sold