One of my paintings was recently selected as a finalist for the Percival Portrait Prize, an annual national competition in Townsville, Queensland. The finalist's paintings will be exhibited in the Perc Tucker Regional Gallery from the 9th of May till the 13th of July. Here's a link to the gallery website-
My painting Still Life with Conch has recently been selected as a finalist for the 2014 Stanthorpe Art Prize in Stanthorpe, South East Queensland. The exhibition will run from the 28th of February until the 13th of April at the Stanthorpe Regional Gallery.
I'm currently part of a small group exhibition as part of International Men's Day entitled 'I am Man'. The exhibition is at Cell Art Space in Cairns, Australia and runs until the 30th of November. I have two paintings in the show, pictured below.
I was also interviewed about my work and artistic practice. You can read the interview at this link-
My painting 'Self Portrait with Landscape' was recently selected as a finalist for the Moran Portrait Prize in Sydney. The prize is annual and is one of the richer portrait prizes around. The painting will be on display at Juniper Hall in Paddington, Sydney for the next few months, after which it will travel to regional galleries around Australia.
For those in the New York area, this Thursday, February 21st, 2013 from 6-8pm,The Grand Central Academy of Art (GCA) will be holding their first open studio event.
I will have selection of drawings and paintings on display there- portraits, figures and casts.
The show will include drawings, paintings, and sculpture, offering a unique chance to see inside the daily life of an atelier. This student-run event and exhibition will take place at Grand Central Academy, 20 W 44th St, 6th floor, New York, NY, 10036.
The Grand Central Academy of Art Open Studio Night Thursday, February 21, 2013, 6-8pm Grand Central Academy of Art 20 W 44th Street, 6th floor New York, NY 10036
The Grand Central Academy of Art Open Studio Night is a free event and open to the general public. Refreshments will be served. A selection of works will be available for purchase.
It was actually finished a few months ago, but this is the final cast drawing I did at the Grand Central Academy before moving onto painting. It's about 26x 19 inches and graphite on paper. Click for a larger view.