• Blundell, Sally. Figuratively Speaking. Your Weekend p 6-8 10 April 2010.
  • Light, Elizabeth. Work in Progress: behold the man. North & South, p 124-5, October 2007.
  • Shiels, Rosa. Cross talk. The Press p D4 Mainlander section 26 February 2005.
  • Dunn, Michael. In New Zealand sculpture: a history. Auckland University Press, Auckland, 2002, p. 101-2.
  • Farra, Nic. Monumental Summers: wizard works his magic. The Citizen p 22-23, 20 August 2001.
  • Andrew, Kelly. Monumental dynamism. The Press p 3 Weekend section 8 January 2000.
  • Griffin, Kate. The sculpture of Llew Summers: art or eyesore? BA (Hons) Research Paper. University of Canterbury, 1994. 89 pp.
  • Ansley, Bruce. Shock of the nude. NZ Listener p 4-5, 18 June 1990.
  • Cartwright, Garth. Llew Summers. Art New Zealand no. 42, p 68-69, 1987.





Comissions and public art


Stations of the Cross        Cathedral of the Blessed Sacrament (Christchurch)

Fly Me to the Moon          Christchurch Polytechnic
Joy of Eternal Spring        Christchurch City Council
Front Row Prop.                Kaitaia Borough Council
Up and Over                     Lincoln University
Lorna                                 Christchurch College of Education
Love Me Tender                Ashburton Borough Council
The Wrestlers                    Christchurch City Council
Maternity                           Upper Hutt City Council
Tranquility                          Timaru City Council
The Hand that Nurtures    Queenstown-Lakes District Council (Wanaka)

Moongazer                        Christchurch City Council
Butterfly                             Auckland Botanic Gardens
Encircling the Baroque     Timaru
To the End of Love            Auckland Botanic Gardens




Selected Reviews


  • Wilkie, Martin. Llew the sculptor and la bella figura Latitude Issue 25 Oct-Nov: 116-119, 2012.
  • Overwhelmed by beauty of book about stations by Joy Cowley and Terry Coles. NZ Catholic p 20, 27 August 2006.
  • Sombre Summers: shrines and icons by Christine Whybrew. The Press p 37, 3 May 2000.
  • Sublime sculptures by Don Stephens. Marlborough Express 21 September 1999.
  • Joyous, voluptuous pairs by Robyn Ussher. The Press 10 August 1994.
  • A return to traditional values by Justin Paton. The Press November 1992.
  • Llew Summers by Pat Unger. The Press p 21, 7 March 1991.