From the beginning, even as a child, I always felt that the hardest thing to do was to truly see something as it really is.  Since then I’ve discovered that it is much more difficult than I had ever imagined. 

 

Working exclusively from life, I take my inspiration directly from the subject, while being mindful to not be enslaved to it.  The painting serves as a reminder to us of the subject and all its qualities.  There is the passing of time, of moments seen and lost, which accumulate on the surface in the form of colour, line, and tone.

 

These paintings are the result of the personal process of concentrated observations and visual research, a record of all things considered along the way.  

Education 

2011 - 2018 Student of David Moore, Montsalvat, Eltham

2009 - 2011 Student of Anita Furey (Drawing)

1991 - 1994 Bachelor of Education (Visual Art) Melbourne University

Exhibitions

2019     Solo Exhibition - From Pillar to Post - Ladder Art Space Kew

2017     Group Exhibition - Naked and Nude - Finalist - Manning Regional Art Gallery

2016     Solo Exhibition - All Things Considered - 69 Smith Street Gallery

2016     Group Exhibition - Forging Ahead - Maroondah Access Gallery

2016     Group Exhibition - Six Lines of Sight - Residents Gallery, Montsalvat

2015     Group Exhibition - Group of Eight - The Long Gallery, Montsalvat

2014     Group Exhibition - 9x5 - Walker St Gallery, Dandenong

2014     Group Exhibition - She – Finalist - Walker St Gallery, Dandenong

2014     Group Exhibition - Whose Looking At You - Finalist Cambridge Studio Gallery, Collingwood 

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