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About

After a career in Graphic Design, I moved to painting full-time, predominantly in oils. Self-taught, early on I benefitted from having access to a family-owned gallery in Port Douglas. I sent my work there and gained immense confidence from selling the majority of my work. Nowadays, I sell through commissioned work, exhibitions and the internet. I still consider my work to be in an experimental phase and therefore it is quite varied. As of last year, I have been entering the major art prizes and reached the semi-final of the Doug Moran Portrait Prize in 2015. That painting is my only work for sale at present.

Exhibitions

2011: "Into the Woods" - Candlenut Gallery, Port Douglas QLD
2012: Sedona Regional Gallery, Sedona AZ
2016: "Visions of Prospect" - Prospect SA

Press

"Woods shortlisted for National Art Prize" - Range News, Maleny - Oct 22, 2015 (Moran)
"Cory's brush with Fame" - The Courier, Adelaide Hills - June 29, 2016 (Archibald)

Influences

My influences vary mainly from Australian artists Tucker, Drysdale, Nolan and Brack to American artists Wyeth and Sheeler.

180cm (W) x 130cm (H)
Oil Paint
$4,350