Landscape Exhibition: In Time, I Recall

I'm pleased to say that I have an opportunity to exhibit some of my recent oil paintings from the 2013 and 2014 shows, and also some new works not yet exhibited, at the Art2Muse Gallery in Double Bay.

The exhibition runs from 29 April to 12 May, with the launch at 6pm on Thursday 1 May at the Art2Muse Gallery, 357 New South Head Road, Double Bay.

It would be great to catch up with you at the launch. I'm looking forward to seeing the landscape themes from the last two year's work recombined into a new show.

Exhibition Flyer

Wine and Cheese at the Gallery

Landscapes Exhibition 2014 - Queen St Gallery

I just wanted to say a big thanks to everyone who was able to make it to the opening, it was a fun night and there are some great photos on Facebook of the opening.

If you didn't get there, the paintings are all up on the web now and the show runs until Sunday 9 March. It's open every day and I'm at the gallery this weekend and next with a table full of wine and cheese that I need help getting through.

Exhibition Reminder - Opening 6pm Tuesday 25 February

A quick reminder that my exhibition opens at 6pm on Tuesday next week! That's 6pm, Tuesday 25 Feb At the Queen St Gallery 28 Queen Street Woollahra I'm really pleased to confirm that Sheona White, Head of Public Programs, AGNSW will open the exhibition, and also that the highly respected Indigenous elder Charles 'Chicka' Madden will conduct the Welcome to Country. The show runs from Tuesday 25 February for two weeks through to 9 March. See you there! Guy

Landscapes Exhibition 25 Feb 2014

Landscape Oil Painting

I'm having another exhibition of landscape oil paintings at the Queen St Gallery in Woollahra. The show opens at 6pm on Tuesday 25 February 2014 and I'd love to see you there.

Sheona White, Head of Public Programs, AGNSW will be opening the exhibition and the highly respected Indigenous elder Charles 'Chicka' Madden will be coming along to conduct the Welcome to Country.

These works continue the landscape theme from last year but with larger oil paintings that contrast representational landscape paintings with other more abstract works.

The show runs from Tuesday 25 February for two weeks through to 9 March. Queen Street Gallery 28 Queen Street Woollahra NSW 2012 Australia facebook.com/QueenStGallery See you there! Guy

Field Colour Painting Selected as Finalist in 2013 Fleurieu Art Prize

I'm thrilled to say my new painting titled Field Colour has been selected, from over 1200 works from around the world, as a finalist in the 2013 Fleurieu Art Prize. The winner of the $60,000 prize will be announced at a Cocktail Party on Saturday 26 October 2013 at the wineries of the Fleurieu Peninsula, South Australia.

Field Colour Painting

The painting contains a grid of nine 200mm square canvas stretchers. It plays in a tension between the joy of two-dimensional paint on canvas, and the compulsion to imbue those marks with a representational depth. It positions the visual shimmer of a Rothko Color Field, in the dimensional world of a landscape... ...wish me luck.

Exhibition - Landscape Oil Paintings

I'm having an exhibition of new landscape paintings at the Queen Street gallery in Woollahra. Opening 6-8pm on Tuesday 19 February 2013

These are small oil paintings based on the New Zealand hills. They range in style from somewhat representational through to works with more abstract marks and thicker application of the paint. The oil on canvas paintings are built up with multiple layers and glazes in a traditional oil painting method. Gestural drawing using charcoal and graphite is also worked into the wet paint. The canvases are all 200mm square and are finished in ornate frames crafted especially for the exhibition.

Landscape oil painting

Queen Street Gallery 28 Queen Street Woollahra NSW 2012 Australia Mobile: +61 412 275 345 facebook.com/QueenStGallery The exhibition runs from Tuesday 19 February to Sunday 3 March.


Sanctuary Studio Cafe

The cafe used to be at 175 Campbell Street in Surry Hills, Sydney, Australia. It's been knocked down now. A shame, it was a great old building and the Cafe had a good feel about it. I had an art exhibition there and it was quite an event at the time... The cafe was setup by Herman who had an architecture business up stairs and the cafe below. All things must pass, as Mr Harrison said. It was great while it lasted...

Sanctuary Studio Cafe Logo



L'otel used to be a small French provincial style hotel, bar and dining room in Darlinghurst, Sydney, Australia. Years ago it was run by Yvonne and Eli' and a friend and I held the first art exhibition they had there. It was a good space back then and I had a few other exhibitions there over the years. The place changed hands and style a few times after Yvonne and Eli' left and now and the wall space doesn't work for exhibitions.

Dado Exhibition Invitation Card Back

Invitation to the opening of the DADO art exhibition held at L'otel

Kite oil painting

Kite Oil painting exhibited at DADO

Baby Enzo

Baby Enzo business card

Baby Enzo - Cafe - Bar - Dining Room - it was in Oxford Street, Paddington, Sydney. Years earlier it was just called Enzo, it had strong art exhibitions in the '80s and was one of the early gay bars in Sydney. It lapsed for some while before Kiran Moraryie set up Baby Enzo. We held he first art exhibition Baby Enzo had and called it Naked. After the exhibition I took a room upstairs as an art studio for a while. It was a great space with French doors looking out over the back of Paddington. Baby Enzo shut down after a while and Kiran headed off overseas on a mission. The building is now back to being a hair salon.



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