Belinda Griffiths

Belinda Griffiths
'Not the same river' - Monotype prints on paper
This series of works is inspired by the quote 'No man steps into the same river twice, for it is not the same river and he is not the same man' by Heraclitus. Monotype prints by nature are never identical, so they were the perfect medium to use in a series that explores ideas of time, change and the human experience.

'Rose-tinted Resolve' and ‘Like Ships in the Night’
My work is about reclaiming light, both from a technical as well as a conceptual point of view. The figures in my works are all searching for something bigger than themselves - be it direction, truth, hope or faith. Vast ideas which are ultimately reduced to a very human and limited capacity for resolving them. In the same way my works don't give answers, but offer glimpses of light as seen through the muck of the mark.
Belinda was the recipient of the Molly Morpeth Canaday Art Award in 2010 and The Estuary Artwork Award in 2013. She has been a finalist in the Adams Portraiture Award, the NZ Painting and Printmaking Award, and the Molly Morpeth Canaday Art Award. Belinda's work is held in a number of private and public art collections, including the Wallace Arts Trust.