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About

Painting for 35+ years, self taught through observing, studying and copying old masters and many many other schools of painting. Lots of major influences.
Successful Prize winning artist and featured in Australian Artist magazine.
Works are represented in many private collections in Australia and Canada.
Only started exhibiting and entering art prizes in the last couple of years with successful results.
2012 finalist Wilson Prize
2015 Grand champion Bentley Prize
2015 First prize section Tursa Art Prize
2016 First prize section Tursa Art Prize
2017 First prize section Tursa Art Prize

Education

No formal art qualifications. I believe art and painting is best self taught through observation of many styles, not just from one teacher or their influence. Formal Education SCU Lismore, LLB, College of Law.

Exhibitions

Wilson Art Prize 2013 -finalist Bentley Art Prize - Winner 2015Tursa Art Prize -Winner 2015, 16, 17, Coraki Art Prize 2015

Press

Australian Artist Oct 2012Northern Star 1/8/15Nimbin Good Times Sept 2015

Influences

Many, notably Sargent, Sorolla, Rubens, Strozzi, Lambert, Velasquez, Newlyn School, many Australian artists past and present, Scottish Colourists, Meldrum School, Warwick Fuller, Colley Whisson, Kasey Sealy, Wendy Sharpe.

30.5cm (W) x 40.6cm (H)
Oil Paint
$410
91cm (W) x 91cm (H)
Oil Paint
$930
60cm (W) x 60cm (H)
Oil Paint
$250
101cm (W) x 76cm (H)
Oil Paint
$500
36cm (W) x 25.4cm (H)
Oil Paint
$150
101cm (W) x 76cm (H)
Oil Paint
$630
46cm (W) x 36cm (H)
Oil Paint
$400