Daniel O'Toole (EARS)

February Newsletter, Featured Artist – David Boyd

Another prodigiously talented member of the Boyd family, David Boyd initially studied music at the Melbourne Conservatorium until conscripted into the army in 1942. On leaving the army in 1944 Boyd switched to studying art and enrolled at the Victorian National Gallery Art School. David’s first distinction was as a potter, briefly, with the Martin Boyd Pottery […]

Daniel O'Toole (EARS), Brycen Horne, Charles Blackman

December newsletter, Featured Artist – Charles Blackman

Charles Blackman is well known as one of the most original and imaginative figurative artists in Australia. His ongoing exploration of humans and their relationships are consistently depicted with a delicate and thoughtful observation. Themes of dreaming, memory and childhood are common in his work. His use of colour, contrast and shadow are immediately striking and cleverly combine […]

Ray Crooke, Sophie Gralton, Bernard Rosa

November newsletter, Artist of the Month – Sophie Gralton

Artist Sophie Gralton’s work melds her own nostalgic memory of childhood with modern aspects of children growing up today. Her work is highly sought after and continually well received. Gralton’s signature style of cropping the gaze of her models allows the viewer to relate to the subjects as any, or every child. We see impressions […]

Garry Shead

Garry Shead’s exhibition at Australian Galleries

With a working relationship exceeding two decades, we are proud of our long-standing association with a man of such generous spirit and exceptional talent. There are stories behind each of Garry Shead’s works. The Bride (Mount Pleasant) instances the artist’s relationship with Maurice O’Shea, his uncle, founder and vintner at Mount Pleasant Estate (1921- 1956). Similarly The […]