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I gained my art degree in 1981 at TAFE with the world renowned artist Mr Jolly Koh. I specialised in landscape oils, charcoal and pastels then folowed up my studies with portraiture. After gaining my Arts degree I taught primary aged students and also adult students in the evenings at TAFE. Then life took me in a different direction, I became a funeral director, developed a specialised lifting device and then ran my own company selling products to the funeral industry until I retired in 2019. I now have the time to concentrate on my art and I mostly use water colours and depending on my mood or the commissions I'm requested to do I also use Acrylics. I enjoy challenges and am constantly searching for inspirational subject matter to paint. I really enjoy painting and find it very relaxing. I offer personalised teaching to all ages in my studio, and I am currently teaching water colours as a volunteer to adult students who attend the U3a inner north location.
We had pretty good show considering it was run as a COVID Safe Event with timed 2 hour sessions and ticketed. We achieved Sales above 20% grossing $104k (including Artist in Residence) which was our highest result ever and yielding an averaging selling price point of $537.
Date: Sun 11 Apr 2021