oil on linen
186 x 140cm
Travelling through the Tasmanian Central Highlands I was struck by the phenomenon of a series of bleached, seemingly petrified skeletons of trees that emerged out of the rocky landscape. They suggested apparitions, ghostly sentinels with both arresting formal values and a curious metaphoric presence through their anthropomorphic, even surreal character.
Born Melbourne 1960 where he lives. Exhibiting since early 1980s primarily in Melbourne and regional Victoria. Finalist in the Wynne 2001 & 2002. Represented in many national and regional public and private art collections.