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An aquatic theme is woven throughout my sculpture, painted and wearable art pieces. works inspired by the natural aquatic environment and the creatures within. My interpretation of the complex structures, vivid colours and intricate patterning observed in a variety of marine creatures as well as a reference to man’s influence over his environment. A meshing as well as a symbolic representation of how coral and surrounding ecosystems, once autonomous must now cling to us in the hopes of maintaining their continued existence....
e.quatic.fan coral
e.quatic.fan coral
life.e.quatic.coral cluster
life.e.quatic.coral cluster
life.e.quatic.coral cluster
life.e.quatic.coral cluster
life.e.quatic.coral cluster
life.e.quatic.coral cluster
e.quatic.coral cluster1.2
e.quatic.coral cluster1.2
e.quatic.coral 1.3
e.quatic.coral 1.3
e.quatic.coral coral 1.4
e.quatic.coral coral 1.4
e.quatic.urchin 1.3
e.quatic.urchin 1.3
e.quatic.fan coral
e.quatic.fan coral
e.quatic.fan coral 1.2
e.quatic.fan coral 1.2
e.quatic.jelly 1.2
e.quatic.jelly 1.2
e.quatic.jelly 1.3
e.quatic.jelly 1.3
e.quatic.ray 1.1
e.quatic.ray 1.1
e.quatic.octopus 1.2
e.quatic.octopus 1.2
face coral red
face coral red
face coral yellow
face coral yellow
e.quatic.anemone 1.1
e.quatic.anemone 1.1
e.quatic.anemone 1.2
e.quatic.anemone 1.2
e.quatic.jelly1.4
e.quatic.jelly1.4
e.quatic.sea slug
e.quatic.sea slug
life.e.quatic.self2
life.e.quatic.self2
e.quatic.jelly 1.3
e.quatic.jelly 1.3
life.e.quatic.2.1
life.e.quatic.2.1
e.quatic.fan coral 1.2
e.quatic.fan coral 1.2
life.e.quatic.2.4
life.e.quatic.2.4
life.e.quatic.2.5
life.e.quatic.2.5
life.e.quatic.2.6
life.e.quatic.2.6
life.e.quatic.2.7
life.e.quatic.2.7
Coral Cluster
Coral Cluster
Visceral Bodies
Visceral Bodies
Venomous Blue
Venomous Blue
Rock Anemone
Rock Anemone
e.quatic.anenome
e.quatic.anenome
Artwork details:
Painting are synthetic polymer (acrylic paint) sealed on canvas  61 H x 51 W cm
Sculptures are a combination of freehand & machine 3Dprinted from ABS & TPU filament as well as hand-built clay claws, teeth.

bio:
Based on the Gold Coast, QLD, Australia. I regularly exhibit my work nationally and internationally often switching between media including painting, wearable art and soft sculpture.
Some highlights include: 
*The Strand Ephemera, QLD sculpture exhibition taking out the award for Artistic Excellence in 2017 and joint recipient for the same award in 2011
*Finalist in the Swell Sculpture Festival 2010,2011,2012,2013 & 2015
* Finalist in the Stan & Moreen DUKE Art Prize in both 2010 & 2011
* Semi-finalist in the Doug Moran National Portrait Prize 2013  
* Finalist in The Glencore Percival Portrait Painting Prize 2014, 2016 and 2018
* Finalist in the 2015 Hurford Hardwood Portrait Prize, Lismore NSW
* Finalist in the World of WearableArt Awards Show 2012,2013,2014,2015,2016,2017,2018
*Finalist in the World of WearableArt Museum, Nelson for 6 consecutive years
*2017 RUNNER-UP Wearable Technology Award, World of WearableArt, NZ 
*2017 Recipient of the Award for Artistic Excellence, Strand Ephemera exhibition, AU 
*2013 Honourable Mention for Gen-I Creative Ex. Section – World of WearableArt, NZ 
*2012 Recipient of the Gen-I Creative Excellence Award – World of WearableArt, NZ 
*2012 RADF - Art Grant for Pipe Dreams Exhibition 
*2011 Joint recipient of the Award for Artistic Excellence - Strand Ephemera 2011, AU  
*Highly Commended - Sculpture in the Gaol 2011, AU
*Selected into group exhibition at the iconic Centre Mars Modern Art Museum, Russia

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