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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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CAN REJECTION BE A LAUNCHING PAD FOR SUCCESS?


Recently I entered two major Australian art prizes with coloured pencil drawings. In order to qualify one had to submit images of their work along with the usual written entry requirements that included an artist’s statement. A selection committee assesses … 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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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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GLOVER ENTRY POSTED


On Tuesday I sought the services of a local JP in Hervey Bay and completed my entry form for this year’s Glover Prize. It’s now in the mail system and I expect it will arrive at Evandale, Tasmania, early next … 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 3.


Three weeks have passed since I last spoke about my plans for an entry in next year’s Glover Art Prize. During that time I have moved from Innisfail to Cairns and in between, spent a week in Darwin. Travelling and … Continue reading

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MY GLOVER DIARY: Entry 2.


A symbol is introduced… I’m still working on my first panel and I’ve spent a deal of time thinking through a number of options.   My biggest issue at present is that there’s too much ‘white’ on the panel. The … Continue reading

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MOUNT GLOVER


Few people have heard of Mt. Glover. It can be found just south of Launceston in Tasmania’s north. It is so large that it can only be seen annually in early March, when it reveals its wonders to over 5,000 … Continue reading

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NOT GOOD ENOUGH


For the past week I have been working on a drawing that I hoped would be good (clever) enough to enter in either the Dobell Prize for Drawing or the Glover Prize. Tattooed Rock, Sisters Beach, is the pattern that … Continue reading

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