October 10, 2019

Introduction
Over the past 10 years my work has become increasingly driven by themes concerning the detrimental impact humans are exerting on the natural environment. After moving to Tasmania I quickly began learning about the numerous environmental issues that plague...

July 15, 2019

With the upcoming "Tarkine in Motion" exhibition I can't help but reminisce back to a trip I made out to takayna in March, 2019. I remember sitting with my paints engulfed by a recently clear-felled coupe. It had rained that morning, and the poignant smell of moist Euc...

June 4, 2019

The Convoy (oil on canvas)

I made this painting in response to propositions of a conglomeration of coal mines  to be implemented in the Galilee Basin, Queensland Australia. On April 17, 2019 a convoy led by Green Party leader Bob Brown departed from Hobart Tasmania to Q...

May 8, 2019

Cape Raoul will forever mark my first bush walk after moving to Tasmania. It's located at the bottom of the Tasman Peninsula and the westernmost of the three Capes, Pillar to the south-east, and Hauy rounding up the east. 

Upon first laying eyes on Raoul'...

April 8, 2019

March 10, 2019

Marks another spur of the moment road trip into the Tarkine. This time I was determined to connect back to Hobart via the west coast, a route that is infamous for its desolation and rough terrain. Off to an early start and a forecast of nice weather I mad...

March 25, 2019

Near the end of last year I was commissioned to make a painting of one of my favorite beaches along the Gaviota coastline. I found this a unique request as I am currently living and studying in Tasmania. Contemplating the offer I fell into a daze......I soon became acc...

October 20, 2018

6/9/2018 Tarkine (tarkanya) trip 1 

Dismal Swamp, Marrowah, Julius River

Through showers of unexpected rain I headed north. My car loaded with an easel and paints, a sketchbook, surfboard, binoculars, water, an uncertain idea of exactly where I was headed, and a great se...

October 10, 2018

Here is a quick snap of my studio just before the semester 1 assessment.

After learning about various threats currently being imposed upon Tasmania's fragile environments I tailored a proposal that strives to bring awareness to these issues. From a young age m...

August 16, 2018

As a native Californian, Tasmania has always been a place that sparked romanticized visions of a land that time forgot. In many ways this rings true. From rugged coastlines of archaic geography to its unique biodiversity and temperate rainforests, Tasmania is truly one...

June 22, 2018

"By Night" diptych

 Deep Purple frame detail

 "By Day" Diptych 

 Colonial Red frame detail

"The Great Square of Pegasus" 

 Hunter Green frame detail

 Ready to rock and roll!

 The soul of the sea struggling to rid the ocean of plastics. We have a long road ahead of u...

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