Artist profiles – Painting


  • Ben Ward

    Ben Ward was born on Argyle Station in the East Kimberley, Western Australia, where his half-Miriwoong, half-Afghan father worked as a stockman. Today, Ben is a senior cultural custodian of the Miriwoong people. Ben is one of three Indigenous finalists, … Continued

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    John Wolseley

    I do large-scale paintings that relate the minutiae of the natural world to the abstract dimensions of geology and the earth’s dynamic ecosystems. Or to put it less grandiosely, I spend my time camping all over the continent painting country.… Continued

  • melinda-harper

    Melinda Harper

    I am an abstract painter and my paintings are largely about colour and form. They are informed by art and my experiences of looking and responding to the visual world.

    Colour is central to my work; I am interested in … Continued


  • Ramesh Nithiyendran

    My practice spans painting, drawing and print-media, but I have a primary focus on ceramic sculpture and installation. There are various intersecting and related themes I explore in my work, things like like  fertility, creation, destruction, eroticism, exoticism, Christianity, Hinduism, … Continued