Paul Mason is no newbee to Piece Gallery, and we are delighted that he has returned with new pieces to our gallery.
A recent article by Junction Magazine, Cath Lewis explained about the phenomenon that is Paul Mason - his background and where he is today.
It says: Paul Mason has never thought of himself as an artist. It is a title he bestows less often than men are knighted and one that he shrugs off despite his work being held in the collections of both Te Papa and Auckland Museums.
Paul grew up in Hamilton and spent most Saturdays at work in his father’s engineering workshop learning how to lathe and mill machine parts.
Aged 13 he disconnected the water pump from the house and mounted it on the back of his wooden trolley. He’d figured out how to build a clutch and so by the time his parents returned home he was circuiting the house at thirty miles per hour.
The article is an amazing one, to read more, click here...