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January 2020

My work ‘The Memory’ (below) has been selected for inclusion in the Adelaide Perry Prize for Drawing 2020, to be exhibited at the Adelaide Perry Gallery, PLC, Croydon, Sydney from 29 February 2020 to 27 March 2020.

The Memory, gouache on black gesso on paper 42cm(H) x 59.5cm(H)

The making of this drawing preceded the recent bushfires, but the signs were already clear that native wildlife and vegetation were under threat from escalating environmental catastrophe. I wanted to express my appreciation of the beauty and delicacy of the melaleuca in flower, while the blackness of the background portends trouble.

November 2019

This small painting ‘Harpullia’ is included in the Saving Toondah; Artists for Moreton Bay exhibition at Woolloongabba Art Gallery, Brisbane 19 – 30 November 2019. All works are donated by contributing artists and all proceeds of sales go to Birdlife Australia for their campaign to preserve the wetlands of Toondah Harbour. The Moreton Bay wetland habitat of migratory and other wetland birds is under threat from a major development.

Harpullia oil on board 29.5cm(H) x 41.5cm(W) SOLD

June 2019

I am delighted that my painting ‘Dianella’ has been selected to show at Lethbridge Gallery, Paddington, Brisbane as part of the Lethbridge 20,000 Small Scale Art Award 2019. The exhibition, running from 27 June until 6 July, will be shown across both of the Lethbridge galleries at Paddington and Bulimba. The opening event and announcement will be at 6pm on 29 June at the Paddington gallery.

Dianella 2019 oil on canvas 61cm x 61cm

April 2019

My show ‘Wandering’ at Lethbridge Gallery, Bulimba runs until 5 May 2019.

Cumulonimbus 2019 oil on board 45.5cm x 45.5cm

‘From the drama of the storm cloud about to release its power, to the imperceptible but constant movements of a growing tree as it stretches towards the sky, the world is awe-inspiring. I am interested in how our primal psychology responds to the forces of nature.’

Soft Storm acrylic on paper 43cm x 43cm (plus frame)

March 2019

Coming up on 5 April 2019 from 5.30pm to 7.30pm is the opening celebration for my exhibition ‘Wandering’ at Lethbridge Gallery, 11 Wambool Street, Bulimba. I am exhibiting alongside Michelle Caitens, and the show continues through until 5 May 2019.

February 2019

Rampant Vine gouache on black gesso on paper 21cm(H) x 29cm(W)

I am currently preparing for a show at Lethbridge Gallery in Wambool Street, Bulimba, Brisbane, opening 5 April 2019 and continuing through to 5 May 2019.

October 2018

Night Tree
Night Tree oil on canvas 61cm x 61cm

August 2018

The latest edition of Indulge magazine (#16 Spring18) contains this article about my work and the Lethbridge 10,000 prize.

Indulge Magazine article #16 Spring 18

August 2018

The exhibition  ‘Artists to Watch’ is showing at Lethbridge Gallery, Paddington, Brisbane from 18 August 2018 until 3 September 2018. I have four paintings in this show including Ghostly Garden and Pandorea (below).

Ghostly Garden
Ghostly Garden oil on linen 100cm(H) x 120cm(W)
Pandorea for WP
Pandorea acrylic on paper 40cm(H) x 35cm(W)

July 2018

In the latest July news, my painting Grizelle Vase has been awarded the Lethbridge 10,000 small scale art award 2018!

Grizelle Vase for WP
Grizelle Vase acrylic on canvas 61cm x 61cm

July 2018

Grizelle Vase is included in the Lethbridge 10,000 show at Lethbridge Gallery, Paddington, Brisbane opening on July 14.

June 2018

LS invite

My exhibition, Shifting Worlds was held in June 2018 at Graydon Gallery, 29 Merthyr Road, New Farm, Brisbane.

March 2018

Digital Invite_Lindy Sale 2018

Scape to Scape is opening on Friday the 6th of April 2018, 6 – 8 pm at Lethbridge Gallery, 11 Wambool Street, Bulimba, Brisbane. The exhibition runs for a month from April 6 until May 6 2018. This is a group show with two other artists and it includes my painting below ‘Quietly’.

Quietly 2018 acrylic on poly cotton 90cm(H) x 140cm(W)
Big Cloud
Big Cloud 2017 acrylic on canvas 100cm(H) x 120cm(W)

October 2017

‘Big Cloud’ (above) has been highly commended in the finalist group of the Clayton Utz Art Award 2017 at Clayton Utz, Brisbane.

August 2017

‘New Flower’ is part of the exhibition for the Lethbridge 10,000 award at Lethbridge Gallery, Paddington, Brisbane.

New Flower
New Flower 2015 oil on board 45.5cm x45.5cm

September 2016

‘Into Blue’ is a finalist in the Clayton Utz Art Award 2016 in Brisbane.

This painting’s cloudy image could be read either as the merging pattern of river with ocean, as the plume from a chimney or as smoke from an explosion.

Into Blue
Into Blue 2016 acrylic on poly cotton 81cm x 81cm

April 2016

‘Closer’ has been selected for the Waterhouse Natural Science Art Prize exhibition 2016 held at the South Australian Museum, Adelaide.

The painting could be variously read as a storm cloud, as industrial emissions, a dust storm, smoke from a bush fire, or as ash pouring from a volcano. Cloud symbolises the nebulous, the uncertainty of knowing how to pace the use of natural resources against the environment’s natural rate of recovery. My intention is in no way didactic or to seek objectivity. I aim for ambiguity rather than to make a statement or declare an answer.

Studio view of Closer (detail) 2016 acrylic on poly cotton 101cm(H) x 121cm(W)
Studio view of Closer (detail) 2016 acrylic on poly cotton 101cm(H) x 121cm(W)

November 2015

My painting ‘Flutter/Lurk’ has been acquired by Jupiters Hotel, Surfers Paradise as part of the refurbishment of their suites.

Flutter/Lurk 2012 acrylic on poly cotton 81cm(H) x 101cm(W)