Inspired by Ben Quilty

By Megan George
Melbourne

About this Curation

One of Australia's most famous living artists, Ben Quilty has influenced the practice of countless artists through his illustrious career. His expressive style uses thick paint that captures portraits with a rawness and realness that is unmatched. His works hangs in some of the country's most illustrious galleries - including the Australian War Memorial.


Browse some of Bluethumb's best who have fallen in love with Ben's style and been inspired to channel him in their own work.

About the Curator

Megan is Bluethumb's Content Coordinator and handles all things photography related. The voice behind Bluethumb's social media and blogs, she is a core part of the curatorial team and leads the weekly newsletters. She holds photography dear to her heart, with a background as a freelance photographer herself.


Melbourne born and bred, her days at Bluethumb are filled with many coffees, cuddles from the resident canine companions and of course, spending more $ than is sensible on stunning art.

61cm (W) x 61cm (H)
Oil Paint
$2,830

96cm (W) x 96cm (H)
Oil Paint
$1,880

110cm (W) x 110cm (H)
Oil Paint
$4,850

25cm (W) x 30cm (H)
Oil Paint
$860

78cm (W) x 78cm (H)
Acrylic Paint
$1,750

60cm (W) x 75cm (H)
Acrylic Paint
$400

61cm (W) x 81cm (H)
Mixed Media
$1,890

90cm (W) x 90cm (H)
Oil Paint
$660

50cm (W) x 60cm (H)
Oil Paint
$400

76cm (W) x 76cm (H)
Acrylic Paint
$900

20cm (W) x 25cm (H)
Oil Paint
$250

50cm (W) x 65cm (H)
Oil Paint
$2,130

91cm (W) x 91cm (H)
Acrylic Paint
$500

76.4cm (W) x 76.4cm (H)
Oil Paint
$1,500

61cm (W) x 61cm (H)
Acrylic Paint
$850

64cm (W) x 64cm (H)
Acrylic Paint
$760

60.5cm (W) x 76cm (H)
Oil Paint
$960

29cm (W) x 29cm (H)
Oil Paint
$230

15cm (W) x 21cm (H)
Acrylic Paint
$230