I’m an Australian realist artist who strives to breathe life into my subjects, elevating them above mere copies of the photographs I reference. In painstaking detail I define the smallest components of what makes the animal unique, distinct from all others like it. The smallest things play together to capture a personality – the set of a lip, the arch of a brow, a look in the eye. With these I strive to tell the story of the individual. The animal kingdom is my muse and this is reflected in the art that I create. All of nature’s creatures inspire me but the horse holds a special place in my heart and artistic vision. Their power and grace, their fire and beauty and their subtle ways of communication all urge me to try and capture their likeness in my art.
Despite being artistically inclined from a very young age, I really only started taking my artwork seriously towards the end of 2011 and since then have started a pet portrait business, joined several art societies and started entering exhibitions and competitions. Despite being willing and able to draw pretty much animal, most portrait commissions so far have been horses and dogs.
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Award Winning Artist:
Judges Commendation in the 2011 Australian Coloured Pencils Network Online Exhibition
Winner of the Portrait of the Year Award 2012 in the Melbourne International 3 Day Event Art Show
Highly Commended in the 2012 Small Packages miniature art exhibition held jointly by the Sherbrooke Art Society and Australian Society for Miniature Art (Vic).
Proud member of:
Australian Society of Miniature Art Victoria