Had a visit today from John at Town and Country Gallery. The gallery is in Yarragon which is in Gippland, west of Melbourne. He collected 12 new paintings to exhibit. Every couple of months he does a round trip through Melbourne and down to the Bellarine Peninsular collecting paintings, sculpture, glass pieces from various…Details
It was the inaugural exhibition for the Hope & Co Gallery in Hamilton (a regional town west of Melbourne) and it was with great anticipation that we arrived on Friday midday to help Sarah Hope (gallery owner) with the hanging of the exhibition. This was a new experience for me and not nearly as easy…Details
Very excited. Heading west for my next exhibition. It will be the opening exhibition at a new gallery called Hope and Co in Hamilton (rural Victoria), owned by good friend, Sarah Hope. The adjoining homewares/design part of the gallery is already up and running and looks fantastic. The opening will be on Friday 29 July and the…Details
Had a terrific day with my good friend Mandy at the Vienna: Art and Design Exhibition at the NGV in Melbourne. The Klimt paintings were just exceptional.
After a couple of hours of intensive viewing, we continued the European experience with lunch and an excellent glass of Italian red at Mo Vida.
Here I am, working hard at Lake Garda in northern Italy. Aside from the excellent food and wine, I was also taking plenty of photographs for future reference for paintings. The incredible scenery around the northern part of the lake is certainly very inspirational. I was expecting to see a few galleries in the little towns that…Details
Delivered this commissioned painting today to Without Pier Gallery in Melbourne. Commissions are always tricky because you never know if the painting is going to meet the customer’s expectations. Quite by chance the couple who had commissioned the work arrived while we were there. They admired the painting, leaning against the wall, on their way in, not realising…Details
I was lucky enough to be selected by Shocaseme as their feature artist of the week. Here’s the article they published: Sara Paxton Sara was born in the UK and grew up in an artistic and creative family environment. She chose painting as her medium and moved to Sydney in her early twenties. Sara…Details
In case you missed it my exhibition was advertised in the The Age this morning.
After months of furiously painting, the work for the exhibition at Without Pier Gallery in Melbourne was finally completed and today I called in to see how the hanging of the paintings was coming along. All was looking good ready for the opening on Sunday. It’s always lovely to catch up with Terry and Liz at…Details