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Ro Geddes...
-Is a Sydney based charcoal artist.
-Left his Engineering career to pursue his passion for fine art.
-Has squashed a tomato on a stranger's face at La Tomatina.
-Was absorbed by the creative pursuits of drawing, painting, and woodwork from an early age.
-Is a keen observer of human nature, taking great inspiration from the gestures of people as they interact with their environment.
-Has saved a girl from drowning in the Ionian Sea.
-Swam with sharks in Belize.
-Is attracted to the ocean and the properties of liquids, attempting to capture their dynamism, reflection and transparency in his work.
-Has a tattoo of a scene from Ernest Hemmingway's 'The Old Man and the Sea'.
-Has cooked marshmallows over a volcano in Guatemala.
-Prefers the charcoal medium for its ability to carry tone and texture, and its versatility to be manipulated to convey varied emotion.
-Has spent a night in lock-up in San Diego.
-Is doing what he loves

Education

Self-taught

Exhibitions

'Drawn to Water' - Solo Exhibition - 2016

Influences

Greatly influenced by the ocean, water, the human form and the many interactions between them.

61cm (W) x 91cm (H)
Acrylic paint and charcoal on canvas
$895
61cm (W) x 91cm (H)
Acrylic paint and charcoal on canvas
$895
91cm (W) x 61cm (H)
Acrylic paint and charcoal on canvas
$895
60cm (W) x 84cm (H)
Charcoal on paper
$800
78cm (W) x 108cm (H)
Charcoal on paper
$1,450
60cm (W) x 84cm (H)
Charcoal on paper
$600
54cm (W) x 78cm (H)
Charcoal on paper
$650
78cm (W) x 54cm (H)
Charcoal on paper
$650
60cm (W) x 84cm (H)
Charcoal on paper
$665
60cm (W) x 84cm (H)
Charcoal on paper
$850