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I was born in India in the foothills of the Himalayas and I love mountains. There was also a lake and my first exhibition was titled ‘The Colour of Water’. I rediscovered my joy in art after making my mark at school and then lacking time in a long and fulfilling career:
Fourteen years as a pilot in the RAF; A teacher; A consultant with Ernst & Young as a CPA; A University Associate Professor; A Chief Financial Officer of a public company.
Extensive travels inspired me to appreciate many different styles of art. I work mainly in oils on canvas but sometimes on board or linen. Most of my pictures are landscapes although I have an interest in the profusion of wildflowers in WA. My paintings of these have proved very popular and some have been purchased by institutions as well as private collectors.

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Education

I attended the Claremont School of Art over five years and subsequently went on a trip to Italy where I was tutored by a WA artist who had been trained in Florence.

Exhibitions

- The Orangery, Exhibition "The Colour of Water" 6 - 11 March 2012.
-Town of Cambridge Boulevard Centre : Public Art Exhibit. 1st- 30th October 2012
-Permanent/changing display in public areas of St. Louis Retirement Estate Village, Claremont
- Single works accepted for joint exhibitions in UK; the University of WA, and The Monet Gallery WA
- Several works exhibited in Arts Australia Gallery, Nedlands, WA

Influences

My Australian heroes are Arthur Streeton and McCubbin but in Europe I enjoyed Monet and the Impressionists and also Cannaletto.

Over the last few years I have been inspired by the WA landscape, especially the coast and the Kimberley region.

60cm (W) x 46cm (H)
Oil Paint
$400
76cm (W) x 51cm (H)
Oil Paint
$680
31cm (W) x 24cm (H)
Oil Paint
$240
46cm (W) x 61cm (H)
Oil Paint
$230
60cm (W) x 45cm (H)
Oil Paint
$200
76cm (W) x 38cm (H)
Drawings
$580
50cm (W) x 60cm (H)
Oil Paint
$500
76cm (W) x 50cm (H)
Oil Paint
$830
92cm (W) x 60cm (H)
Oil Paint
$1,290
56cm (W) x 77cm (H)
Oil Paint
$450