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First Prize, Contemporary Art Society of Victoria Annual Exhibition 2011

'Telling you the story of my life', collage and acrylic on paper, 92 x 133 cm

Inspired by the work of Romare Bearden, this image developed after seeing an old friend again after thirty years. It was surreal trying to summarise our lives. Aiming for a mood of crumpled reflection, I tore up photos of my studio, old paintings and a page from my 1982 diary.

Highly Commended, Contemporary Art Society of Victoria Annual Exhibition 2011

'Fay, one autumn day', acrylic and ink on canvas. 61 x 122 cm

This painting was completed during a morning while the life model, Fay, moved to music. I tried to capture her flexibility, grace and movement, while simultaneously developing an abstract composition that worked in its own right. The whole experience actually felt like a meditation - just being in the moment.

Contemporary Art Society Annual Exhibition 2011

Looking forward to seeing you there!

I'll have 3 paintings in this show: Telling You the Story of My Life, Barmah Flood Collage and Fay, One Autumn Day (see gallery) , as well as two works on paper, below. I'll be on duty at the gallery between 1pm and 5pm on Friday July 1, and at the artists' floor talk on Sunday July 3 from 2pm.

ANNUAL EXHIBITION 2011 -  Glen Eira City Council Gallery

LOCATION: Corner Glen Eira & Hawthorn Roads, Caulfield, Vic (Melways Map 68 A2)

EXHIBITION DATES: 30 June - 10 July

OPENING: Wednesday, 29 June, 6 to 8pm

ARTIST FLOORTALK: Sunday 3 July, 2pm

GALLERY HOURS: Mon – Fri: 10am – 5pm; Sat & Sun: 1 - 5pm

JUDGE: Yvonne Audette


VAS Winter Exhibition opening on June 9 (show closes June 23)

Come to the Viictorian Artists Society Winter Exhibition at 428 Albert Street, East Melbourne and you'll see Mermaid Nude on display.

It received a Highly Commended Certificate.


VAS Autumn Exhibition

This little painting will be on display at the Victorian Artists' Society Autumn Exhibition April 11-26, 430 Albert Street, East Melbourne. The painting is called 'Down by the Creek' and was inspired by a particularly pretty spot near the Blue Duck Inn at Anglers Rest, Victoria.

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