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"Bubbles II" has received the Pastel Societies of the West and Southwest Award in the Pastel Society of America's Annual 2021 Exhibition "Enduring Brilliance" 

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"Hope" was accepted into the 38th Open Division of the 2021 International Association of Pastel Societies (IAPS) Juried Gallery Exhibition

held at the Zhou B Art Centre in Chicago

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"Morning Sparkles" was awarded 3rd Place

in the Pastel Society of Australia's

Online Country Members Exhibition in 2021

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I'm thrilled that "I Lost my Heart" has been awarded a "Highly Commended" in my first competition with the Pastel Society of Australia (May 2020)

"An impressive painting skilfully created.
The realism in this painting is woven into an abstract composition that keeps me intrigued. The textures are beautifully painted with evident understanding of the importance of lost and found edges.
Also, a strong understanding of light to create the three-dimensionality of form in the bubbles, heart, and shell."

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The Australian Artist Magazine

Look out for my article and demonstration paintings in the January and February 2020 issues of

The Australian Artist Magazine!!

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I have donated seven painted cricket bats in support of Will Clarke.

You can see the story behind Will and the bats

on the 7.30 Report.