Dangerous curves ahead

I’ve recently added some new and unpublished creations to my website, including the oil painting ‘A Hollywood Still Life’ and a series of eleven small watercolors. These watercolors served as maquettes, allowing me to explore ideas on a small scale. Watercolor, with its inherent unpredictability and unique qualities, never ceases to captivate me. Its freshness […]

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Teach. Us. Consent.

Painting Chanel Contos for the 2022 Archibald Prize Recently I had the great pleasure of catching up with Chanel Contos for breakfast and a photo shoot. Chanel will be my subject for this year’s Archibald Prize. Chanel broke news headlines in 2021 when her petition, Teach Us Consent, attracted over 44,000 signatures and 6,500 testimonies. […]

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Finding Beauty

6 minute read. In this article, I discuss how drawing helped me gain a more authentic and better understanding of what beauty is and what it means to me.I created this drawing inspired by a photoshoot I conducted with my model Anoush. I intended to make beautiful photographic images, and I felt we accomplished that. […]

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In The Frame: Emma Landis

Emma Landis is an art consultant and historian whose passion for art stokes the fires of Toronto and Ontario’s art scenes. We discuss art collecting, her research into Abstract Expressionist founding father Clyfford Still, and Emma’s unique gift of applying lessons of the past to the social issues of the present and future. In The […]

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In the Frame: Brett Moffatt

Award-winning artist Brett Moffatt takes listeners into the lives of artists, curators, models, writers, and performers. Brett shakes the conventional by going backstage, into the studios and dressing rooms of people we’d like to know and understand more. Learn how an acclaimed painter and photographer gets to know his subjects. In today’s episode, I am […]

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On the Canvas: April 2021

Brett replaces the paintbrush for the microphone in this refreshing take on what’s muse worthy from the studio, providing the latest happenings through audio with pictures. Links discussed by Brett in this episode: In the FrameBrett Moffatt Art RegisterEventsInfo Recent Commissions “Early last year, I came across some of Bretts’ work. I was amazed at […]

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My Maroochy Barambah portrait. 122cm x 92cm, oil on linen. Selected by Senior Curator, Vanessa Van Ooyen, QUT Art Museum, in the top 100 finalists from 663 entries for the inaugural Brisbane Portrait Prize. The $80K prize opens at the Powerhouse Museum, Brisbane, Monday 30th September 2019.

Maroochy Barambah / 2019 / oil on linen / 122cm x 92cm