My Bio


JUDY WATSON JANET LAWRENCE DAVID PAULSON LANCE BRESSOW JOHN MARWUNDJUL TOM OUELLETTE Costa Vavagiakis Michael Grimaldi Bardayal Njemerrek Ryan Daffurn Scott Breton Nick Leavy


Kennigo Street gallery. 1964

Exhibited “AMNIOS” Queensland Art Gallery 1969

Rebels Without a Course. Fireworks Gallery 1991

Campbell-Mahony Gallery 1999

Pine Rivers Art Awards 2001

Queensland Art Teachers Association 2001

Princes Hill Community Artists 2006

“Focus on the Figure” Pine Rivers Regional Gallery 2009

Moreton Bay Region Art Awards  selected finalist 2010 2012 2013 2015

NEWSFLASH! Not selected finalist for 2014. First rejection. Which gallery wins this year?

“Thats Life” Life drawing James Cook University 2012

Members Exhibition Royal Queensland Art Society 2012

Atelier Art Classes Summer Show 2012

ITS A JUNGLE OUT THERE. Royal Queensland Art Society solo Exhibition 2013

Studio 368 Albion 2013

Atelier summer show 2013 Still Life award.q

student exhibition Art StudentsLeague New York USA 2014

Finalist.  RQAS inaugural Qld Figurative 2014

Atelier summer show 2014

Nature Morte RQAS 2015 Peoples choice award for “BLUE PICNIC”

Black Paintings. Drawings and paintings,  the Corridor Gallery, Old Bomb Factory, solo. 2015.

Works are in several private collections, in Australia and overseas. These are shown in the GALLERIES and Works in private collections. For a complete listing, see the Retrospective.


Born Brisbane 1945

Art Teacher Mt Isa 1965 Head of Department The Arts (several schools)

Director Pine Rivers Regional Art Gallery 2004

2005-2007living in Melbourne. When not painting and drawing Brian designed,built and painted ballet sets for The Australian Conservatoire of Ballet

2007 Living and studying in Boston MA. USA 2008 -20?? Living and working at my studio in KURWONGBAH,Queensland, AUSTRALIA

nov 2013- feb 2014 Art Students League New York full time drawing

2015 kurwongbah.