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IS THERE A DOCTOR IN THE HOUSE?


Left: On Holy Ground 1.                Right: On Holy Ground 2.   The last few weeks have been hectic to say the least. Completing the final preparations for my current exhibition, completing entries for … 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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C.A.S. Art Exhibition 2013 Part 2.


Prize Winners and Comments. Reef Casino Open Award Andrew Linklater “Gallery Body Language No 4” – I love the structure of Andrew’s painting. The relationships between us (viewing the painting) and the people depicted in the painting. The dominant male … Continue reading

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Making (Creative) Hay While…


It’s ‘all go’ in my studio over the past two months. I am busy preparing for my next major exhibition in March, but I am also trying to complete a number of paintings for various art prizes. To add to … Continue reading

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ART PRIZES


Last week my wife Val and I went to visit Shirley and Rod at their gallery in Scottsdale, a lovely town in Northeast Tasmania. I took with me 4 paintings that will be part of an exhibition there in June. … Continue reading

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