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STOIC


“Stoic” 60 x 40 cms Luminance coloured pencils on Canson pastel board Own reference. Hyland’s Flat, south of Conara in Tasmania’s Midlands is an area of tough, unrelenting landscape.Weather-beaten, its hardy terrain marked by bleached sheep trails, remains defiant to … Continue reading

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I GET KNOCKED DOWN,


THEN I GET UP AGAIN. Now that you have Chumbawamba’s 1997 hit song in your head, read on! “The Disappearing Highway near the Disappearing House” Digital Media 104 x 154 cms In 1969, the village of Conara was by-passed by … Continue reading

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THE ARTIST’S STATEMENT


When given the opportunity, especially when I enter an art award, I like to add a written explanation of my artwork to ensure that the viewer (judge) can match his/her interpretation with mine. Most major art awards demand a written … Continue reading

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THE HARD YARDS


  It’s 8 am, the start of a sunny, Spring day as the sun’s rays penetrate my studio window and light up some of the paintings that are in various stages of development. This week I have been working hard … Continue reading

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GLOVER PRIZE 2013


Wholemeal Landscape, Northern Tasmania Glover Prize finalist, 2009 I am going to win the Glover Prize. I don’t know when, but my intention is one day to “take home” Australia’s richest landscape award. This may appear to be a somewhat … Continue reading

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MY GLOVER DIARY: Update 8.


It’s finished… A detail from Natural Stained Glass At long last I have decided that my entry for next year’s Glover Prize is ready for framing. I’m pleased with the drawing, but I’m keen to see it framed. Now for … Continue reading

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MY GLOVER DIARY: Update 4.


I am keen to finish my Glover entry this month. Being in the middle of an extended holiday and not having access to my studio, I don’t have everything in my favour, but at least I am determined to get … Continue reading

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