"I use it(painting) as a way to go into the world. I go out into the place and I paint it and it talks." - Welby Ings
Welby Ings is an academic, teacher and filmmaker who has made a distinctive mark in each discipline. As a director, writer and designer, his short films "Boy" (2006), "Munted" (2011) and "Sparrow" (2016) enjoyed great success on the international festival circuit. His first feature "Punch" debuted at the 2022 New Zealand International Film Festival. Ings teaches Design at Auckland University of Technology, and is the author of "Disobedient Thinker", a bestselling book on his teaching philosophy.