Monthly Archives: February 2013

ART EXHIBITION


Next Sunday sees the opening of my one-man show in Launceston, (my home town) Tasmania, Australia. It has been almost 12 months since my wife and I returned from our 12 month trip to the Australian mainland. 23, 000 klms … Continue reading

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MIXED MEDIA


      Pumpkinscape     60 x 40 cm Prismacolor pencils, gouache and pastel on pastel board     During the week I won the Mixed Media section of the Annual Australian Coloured Pencil Group’s Online Exhibition. I have … Continue reading

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ART PRIZE


Norfolk Plains Landscape DNA Prismacolors on pastel board   112 x 67 cm (framed) What a difference a week makes.   Last Friday week I found out that I had failed to make the finalists’ list for the Glover Art … Continue reading

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REJECTION Part 2.


Artists enter awards for a number of reasons. If you are confident and think that you’re good enough, then it’s only natural that you’re interested to see how good you really are when judged by your peers. Entering purely for … Continue reading

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REJECTION Part 1.


‘Yes’ and ‘No’ are the two most powerful words in the art world, and I suspect in everyone else’s lives. Just one word can mean the difference between success and failure, a dream or a nightmare, the will to continue … Continue reading

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GLOVER REJECTION


The long wait is over and the finalists have been announced for this year’s Glover Art Prize, Australia’s richest for landscape painting. Sadly, for the 4th time in a row, I’m not on the list. I’ve entered on 7 occasions … Continue reading

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LANDSCAPE PANORAMA


        Landscape Panorama 80 x 24 cm     Prismacolors on pastel board         Today’s image is the next stage in the development of my ‘Brick’ series of paintings, that began with the patterns … Continue reading

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