"Dreams and Visions" 2001 - ongoing

"Kafka's Way" 2001

"Lighthouse Mystery" 2003

"Journey Home" 2009

"Visions" 2009

"Ascension" 2014

"What Dreams May Come" 2014

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Conception:
In 2001 I began a series of paintings based on fragments of the dreams that I could remember - my dreams tend to fade very quickly. I also frequently have visual ideas and these spontaneous thoughts or "visions" were always scribbled down as potential paintings. I use a textured style most often, either threads or dots of paint, to create a level of transience, atmosphere and energy. These works are ongoing. I see them more as an expression of my subconscious and I try not to analyse them too much. There are many recurring motifs in these pictures - the falling man is partly in homage to Hitchcock but also because I suffer vertigo.

Solo Exhibitions:
1. 2003 Solo show "Twilights and Nocturnes" at Hazelhurst community gallery, Gymea, Sydney.
2. 2006 Solo show "Searching for Enlightenment" at Wallspace gallery, Surry Hills Sydney.
3. 2010 Solo show "Dangerous Dreams" at Hurstville Regional Museum, Sydney.
4. 2014 Solo show "Edge of Reality" at Mercure Gallery, Potts Point, Sydney.

Group Exhibitions:
1. These paintings have featured in numerous art prize exhibitions and group shows since 2007 (see Art CV).

Publications:
The painting “Introspection 2006” was featured in the textbook Psychology: Contemporary Perspectives by Paul Okami (Oxford University Press USA, ISBN: 9780199856619)


  • The Crossing 2001. Acrylic on canvas. 60x45cm. Sold
  • A Night on the Town 2002. Acrylic on canvas. 75x60cm. Sold
  • The Lighthouse Mystery 2003. Acrylic on canvas. Sold
  • The Hitchhiker 2004. Acrylic on board. 120x70cm. Sold
  • Hiroshima 2012. Acrylic on canvas. 75x100cm. Sold
  • Shipwrecked 2012. Graphite on paper. 90x60cm. Framed.
  • The Clearing 2012. Acrylic on canvas. 100x75cm. Framed.
  • Cathedral 2012. Acrylic on canvas. 60x45cm. Sold
  • The Window 2012. Acrylic on canvas. 120x90cm. Framed.
  • The Tempest 2013. Acrylic on canvas. 60x45cm.
  • Ascension 2014. Acrylic on canvas. 45x60cm. Framed.
  • Undercurrents 2014. Acrylic on canvas. 45x60cm. Framed.
  • What Dreams may Come 2014. Acrylic on canvas. 90x120cm (2 pieces).
  • Insomnia 2015. Acrylic on canvas. 90x60cm.
  • Future Memories 2017. Acrylic on canvas. 70x100cm.