Illustrator / author / artist

Newtown (Licorice Tea)

After hearing a harrowing life tale, I spent the entire night awake in a Newtown hotel. It was an experience that I can only...

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...
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...

Mother and Child

I returned the theme of Mother and Child when starting this series, it acts like a touch stone. This painting started from humble beginnings....

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...

Box of Birds

My show was called Box of birds I love the saying ‘that no man knows what supports him’. Most people have a story they will tell you...

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...
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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...

Dogs I’ve met

Bruiser The dog travelling Red coat. Foxy Dog with toys.

Lantern Garden

When we lived in Eumundi, I spent a great deal of time drawing the local scenery.                                         The reason this picture is poignant is that it...