Illustrator / author / artist

Sea bath at Coogee

The accidental seafaring of Willi Wolf. Paintings of Willi Wolf and Coogee provide a good example of how a story embedded in a subject drives...
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St Imbecile in her earthly garment.

This image draws from a dream that I had when I was fourteen. The girl looks a lot like my daughter, Jen, at that age. It...

The Salubrious beast

(The Salubrious beast) I have just recovered our lounge to the delight of most family members and the suspicion of 'she with tail'. To those who cohabit with us,...

Rosa goes to Bondi.

  One of my first oil paintings, ‘Rosa goes to Bondi’ Starting with a blank canvas, something began to break the surface inside my head. A feeling...

Swimmer with a towel.

It is about immersion. Painting is characterised by a sense of bewilderment, immersion, of an undirected exploration. A force of nature. For me the act of...

Seabath and tea cup

This painting belongs to quite a number of pictures that I have painted over the years. They were based on the topic of days...
Portrait of Jen

Portrait of Jen

  This was a complicated painting. There was no initial plan or agenda. It was rather a coming together of different personalities. A combined presence of the...

A Family portrait.

Sometimes an idea arises and sticks in my mind, because it sits within its own ridiculous logic and laughs at me from there, until...

Initial Drawings

Initial drawings and sketches help me explore in many ways. They sometimes reveal what is the best tack to take, when producing final art.                                     (Figure at...

Jennifer Caitlin

  It has been said that a face is an icon in the wilderness. Impressions from my first years in Australia as a myopic two...