Crumbz Craft being presented with my original Helmeted Honeyeater The award couldn't have gone to a nicer local business HOW DID THIS COME ABOUT? When the President of Healesville Rotary contacted me five years ago and asked if they could buy one of my paintings to be presented as the award for the annual Ron Goding Excellence Award, I was thrilled.
How do you get commissioned? The reasons why people commission me to create a painting for them vary, but it is always a very personal acquisition. Some people have found me online, seen my work on my website or on social media, others have seen my work in an exhibition, hanging in a gallery, a doctor’s waiting room or in a shop.
My large painting The Wave will be part of the exhibition Join us at the opening for a glass of Sedona Estate wine 2.00-4.00pm Sat 30 June As one exhibition closes at Art at Linden Gate another is being readied for opening. I shall be exhibiting one painting in this exhibition The Wave and there will be a diverse and eclectic mix
Hunt for the Wilder Pictures 1-25 June 2018 Art at Linden Gate presented by Wildlife Art Society of Australasia This exhibition running for the month of June at Art at Linden Gate is a must see for anyone interested in wildlife and I'm thrilled to be exhibiting two paintings, two matted paintings (unframed) and a selection of cards at it. The exhibiting
Want to see some affordable, local art? for 3 days only 9 & 11 Jun 2018 The annual Queen's Birthday Art Exhibition & Sale Every year on the Queen's Birthday long weekend, the Mt Evelyn & Yarra Valley Arts Society Inc host an Art Exhibition, showcasing the talent of 15-20 local artists. This year, the exhibition is in Healesville's Darron Honey Centre
Tammy survived the bushfire - here is her pet portrait Commission painted for Denise & Glen of Tammy One of my students commissioned me to paint a pet portrait for very special friends of hers. I painted their dog Tammy using a photo of her taken in the aftermath of the 2009 Black Saturday bushfires in Chum Creek that had destroyed Denise & Glen's
Wrendale's Twilight Pre-Christmas Art Sale for 2 days only 15 & 16 Dec 5.00 - 9.00pm 10% OFF ALL ARTWORKS Every year before Christmas I like to have a sale so that people can stock up on Christmas presents, get some Christmas cards of my prints, and maybe a calendar or two. People love to receive something a little different at Christmas,
I met the lovely Kirsty Bowness and her family through Crumbz Craft last year where I run art classes, when they did a fundraiser to help raise money for scientific research into finding a cure for Cystic Fibrosis (CF). Kirsty and her husband Stephen have two gorgeous children, Liam and Grace, both of whom have CF and they are such sweet children and cope
A few weeks ago a lovely couple from Townsville came past my studio on the off chance that I was there! The lovely lady, Leigh, was specifically looking for a painting featuring wrens. At that time I didn't have any wren paintings available and mentioned to her that I could always paint a commission for her. She loved this idea and as they were about
Knowing how many Chinese visitors we have visiting the Yarra Valley and that this number is on the increase, I decided to be proactive in my marketing and market myself in Chinese to this new tourism segment. I have been written up in this book 'Welcome To Victoria' which is in Melbourne hotels which tells the Chinese visitor what to do and where to go