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About

Graduated in Art and Industrial Design at RMIT in 1970. Self employed from 1985
Worked as a designer of consumer products‚ appliances and lighting fixtures for over 25 years.
Also worked as a technical illustrator for the automotive and industrial sector‚ becoming a full time architectural illustrator from 1990 to 2000
Malcolm started oil painting when he was eleven and continued this passion throughout his design career. In 1996 he entered his first art show winning the Sherbrooke Mc Cubbin Award.
This was the beginning of a new career and by 2000‚ he decided to become a full time professional painter.
Since that time he has held over 36 solo and group exhibitions‚ has won over 100 first prizes alone for his distinctive watercolours and has produced and sold over 700 works in watercolour‚ oil and mixed medium.
Malcolm lectured in Illustration at The National School of Design at Swinburne University‚ provides workshops and demonstrations for select art societies‚ and holds watercolour classes twice a week. Private tuition programs in his new studio are run weekly.
He has a particular interest in judging with an emphasis on design‚ draftsmanship‚ style‚ composition‚ technique and overall aesthetics.
Main influences: Arthur Streeton‚ Andrew Wyeth.

Education

1970 Graduated in Art and Industrial Design RMIT Melbourne
1967 First year Art Diploma CIT Caulfield

Exhibitions

36 exhibitions
2012Rolls Royce Foundation of Australia Sherbrooke Artists Society
2011Dame Nelli Melba Exhibition Victorian Artists Society
2010Very Special Kids
Artists Realm
2009R & M McGivern Prize
Mount Buller Art Prize
2008Very Special Kids
2007Taiwan International Watercolour Painting Exhibition
Kenneth Jack Memorial Awards Exhibition
Artists Realm Gisborne
David Sumner Gallery
Maling Road Gallery
Scotch College Foundation Ken Field Exhibition
Mount Buller Art Prize
2006Very Special Kids
Trio Maling Road Gallery
Mansfield Easter Art Exhibition
2005David Sumner Gallery Christmas
Solo Maling Road Gallery
Solo David Sumner Gallery
Mansfield Easter Art Exhibition
2004Very Special Kids
Mansfield Easter Art Exhibition
Solo David Sumner Gallery Adelaide Festival of Arts Feature Artist
Duo Australian Guild of Realist Artists
Solo Wiregrass Gallery
Wiregrass Gallery
David Sumner Gallery Christmas
2003Mansfield Easter Art Exhibition
Tuscany Gallery Healsville
Solo Australian Guild of Realist Artists
Solo David Sumner Gallery
David Sumner Gallery Christmas
2002Australian Art Excellence Medallion Australian Guild of Realist Artists
Mansfield Easter Art Exhibition
2001Yarra Ranges Shire Art Treasures

Influences

Australian impressionists Arthur Streeton‚ Charles McCubbin‚ Charles Condor
French impressionist Paul Cezanne
American realist Andrew Wyeth
American Architect Frank Lloyd Wright
German Architect and Bauhaus Founder Walter Gropius

88cm (W) x 54cm (H)
Watercolour Paint
$2,300
25cm (W) x 30cm (H)
Watercolour Paint
$310
25cm (W) x 30cm (H)
Watercolour Paint
$310
21cm (W) x 30cm (H)
Watercolour Paint
$290
27cm (W) x 30cm (H)
Watercolour Paint
$290
117cm (W) x 91cm (H)
Other Media
$2,550
62cm (W) x 83cm (H)
Other Media
$1,500