Tag Archives: Tasmanian landscape

LOUD ART


Fantasy Landscape I’ve never considered my coloured pencil work ‘loud’ until recently. I base most of my art on interpretations of the Tasmanian landscape which is temperate in climate and the colours are often subdued. this is not to say … Continue reading

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GLOVER ART PRIZE 2014


For the second time I was a finalist in the prestigious Glover Art Prize, Australia’s richest annual art award for landscape art. To say it was an honour is an understatement, it was much more than that. Gaining recognition in … Continue reading

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BRAVE


Yesterday I completed my 30th painting for my next solo exhibition that opens on March 1. I’m not going to hang all 30, instead I’ll choose around 24. I want the gallery space to be ‘balanced’ especially as most of … Continue reading

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BRAVE BRICKS


  During my last visit to the Brave Art Gallery at Longford, I went for a walk outside the building to photograph some of the very old bricks that form one of its side walls. I have short-listed 5 that … Continue reading

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MIDLANDS 8.


My 8th Midlands pastel painting is another example of ‘layering’. Areas of detail compliment areas of relative sparseness. This part of Tasmania never receives enough rain, hence the ‘dry’ look that much of the landscape has. Irrigation often results in … Continue reading

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ART SUCCESS(ES)


Last Friday evening I won the Landscape Prize at the annual Tasmanian Art Awards in Burnie. I’m still on a ‘high’ after winning the major prize in 2010, and this win was unexpected, but I am thrilled to win an … Continue reading

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TASMANIAN LIGHT 3.


Unfortunately I didn’t upload all of my early landscapes before I left Tasmania in March, but I do have some more today to share with you that feature the ‘Tasmanian light’. Top: Afternoon Light, Upper Blessington, features a light tinged … Continue reading

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