Helen Rockel - New Zealand Artist

The Sentinel


"This is a series about the Watcher, in various guises. Its focus is on states of alertness and awareness. Additional images have been used in the upper corners of the paintings which qualify and support the theme in a variety of ways. Some of the Sentinel series such as the Earthwatch paintings, are about an outwardly directed awareness, while others (Nightwatch, Self-keeper and Gate Keeper) are more about states of inner awareness. The Watcher calls our attention to whatever we need to see."

~ Helen Rockel, 2000