Category Archives: Visual Art

PressNorth Printmakers Residency

Wonderful news. I’ve just been selected to do the PressNorth Printmakers 3 month funded residency for 2015/16 at Umbrella Studios. Both are great Townsville art groups to join, if you are not already a member. Their website addresses are: http://pressnorthprintmakers.com/Continue reading

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The Dialogue Between Paintings: Example

A while back, I was thinking about the dialogue between my paintings and that I should pay more attention to it. Later that day, I went to a talk by Jeff Mincham about the works of his that were part … Continue reading

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Thoughts on the Creation of a More Dynamic Exhibition

Have you ever considered creating not just a dialogue between the painting and the viewer but also between the paintings themselves? Whether you show your artwork to curators, interior designers, or potential buyers you want it to snag their attention. … Continue reading

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Ship of Fools: part of Fenstoration

Rhonda Stevens, Margaret Robertson and myself teamed up to create the Ship of Fools installation as part of Fenstoration during the Magnetic Island Festival. The concept is a comment on the amount of rubbish that finds its way into the … Continue reading

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Faces of Townsville

Graeme and I are writ large in the lightboxes, back to back in Flinders Mall, Townsville CBD as part of the Faces of Townsville, a partnership between ABC Open and Perc Tucker Regional Gallery. I couldn’t resist the temptation to … Continue reading

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Stillness Defined in Art

Geoffrey Smart on an ABC documentary, screened on the 27th November, quoted T. S. Elliot’s ‘still point’ and discussed the value of the written word as opposed to music as opposed to painting. He said it wasn’t until he realized … Continue reading

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Artists Market

I attended the Townsville Artists Market, Riverway on Sunday. With 65 stalls, it was a major event. Pinnacles Gallery staff and Townsville City Council are to be congratulated for providing this great opportunity for local artists. I also enjoyed the … Continue reading

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Survey This!

We attended the opening of David Rowe’s Survey This! at Perc Tucker Regional Gallery on Friday night. He hasn’t let us down with this recent showing of his inimitably confronting work.

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Riparian & Reef in Ingham

Riparian & Reef came down on Wednesday. Thank you to all of you who purchased prints, thank you also to all of you who were able to view our show, and a big thank you to Studio 2 for displaying … Continue reading

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Hoop Pine

Hoop Pine

I created this design for the Magnetic Island Solar Park Public Art Project at the Solar City Smart Lifestyle Centre Solar Park in 2010. The fin was then laser cut from steel.

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