I enjoy painting realism, surrealism, impressionist and abstract work, usually in oils but I also incorporate some mixed media and acrylic.
I'm an emerging artist from sunny Brisbane! I dabble in a number of art forms and mediums, but my primary artistic practice is oil painting.
I was introduced to my love of oil painting through a number of wonderful short courses at Bienarte art studio in Brisbane, but am otherwise self-taught. As someone who enjoys experimenting with new styles and techniques, my art is very varied and flexible, but most of my imagery reflects my love of nature or features compositions that I find visually interesting or thought/emotion provoking.
My subject matter often includes flora and fauna, but I am in the process of developing a wider practice to include figurative/portrait painting and experimenting with abstract works (and anything else that happens to take my fancy at the time). Influences include the impressionist and art nouveau painters. Contemporary artists I admire include Salman Toor, Ekaterina Popova, Jakub Rozalski, John Fenerov, Zhao Xiaoli, Kit King.
2023 - Tower Art Show
2023 - Aspire Gallery July Little Features
2022 - Abstraction Exhibition, Royal Queensland Art Society - Petrie Terrace Gallery
2021- RME Downlands Art Exhibition, Downlands College
2021 - Nature's Beauty Exhibition, Aspire Gallery
2021- Art of Imagination Exhibition, Royal Queensland Art Society - Petrie Terrace Gallery
2021 Finalist - Lethbridge 20,000 Small Scale Art Award
2018 Finalist - Lethbridge 10,000 Small Scale Art Award
I hope to put together a small group exhibition within the next 12 months, either solo or with some other early career artists - so watch this space!
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