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Mary MacKillop Icon

By |2020-03-25T13:28:48+11:00October 15th, 2010|

This Icon of Saint Mary of the Cross MacKillop was created to celebrate the canonisation of Australia’s first Catholic Saint. Mary, with Father Woods, founded the Josephite Order of Nuns dedicated to educating all children regardless of their social class, colour or financial situation and to provide spiritual [...]

Winner of Mortimore Prize 2010

By |2020-03-25T13:29:14+11:00September 30th, 2010|

My painting of “Nelson Salesi protecting his Artworks” was awarded the Unpacker’s Prize at this years Mortimore Prize and fortunately, unlike the Packer’s Prize at the Archibald, it was not the kiss of death and the painting went on to win the overall Best in Show. The Mortimore [...]

Shirley Hannan National Portrait Award

By |2020-03-25T13:29:22+11:00May 28th, 2010|

A portrait of our daughter Alexandra won the Mailroom Prize and the People’s Choice Prize in the 2010 Shirley Hannan National Portrait Award. The conditions of the prize state that the portrait must be a true, realistic representation of the subject and entry is by a photograph of [...]

Archibald 2010

By |2020-03-25T13:29:29+11:00March 24th, 2010|

My portrait of Peter FitzSimons, Author, Ex-Wallaby, Sports Journalist and Broadcaster has been selected as a finalist in the 2010 Archibald Prize along with 33 others in a field of 849 entries. The painting shows the Author seated in his front garden with his dog Burkey. My aim [...]

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