|Royal Art Society of NSW
|New South Wales
John is an energetic outdoor painter who works almost exclusively in oils and is stimulated by the strong light of the Australian landscape. He is particularly enthusiastic about the districts from the Blue Mountains to Mudgee in The Central West artistically. He enjoys painting the landscape from life, “en plein air”, and engages in regular painting trips to country locations. John lives in the village of Mulgoa on the western fringes of Sydney, providing a central location for the Nepean, Hawkesbury, Blue Mountains and Sydney. John has been painting for more than 25 years and has had 13 very successful solo exhibitions and numerous group exhibitions. Being a trained teacher, he regularly holds workshops at his Mulgoa studio and has conducted many demonstrations and workshops for Sydney, country and interstate art societies. He is also called upon as an exhibition judge.
Influences and Inspiration
The great Australian landscape painters: Sir Arthur Streeton and Sir Hans Heysen
Masters Degree in Education.
Art Group Memberships
John is an exhibiting member of the Royal Art Society.
John has held thirteen very successful solo exhibitions and numerous joint exhibitions. He has works in private collections throughout Australia and abroad and is an exhibiting member of the Royal Art Society. His next exhibition will be at Gallery ONE88, Katoomba in March 2017.
Gallery ONE88 Fine Art, Katoomba, NSW
CStudios Fine Art Gallery, West Newcastle, NSW
Fairview Art Space, Mudgee, NSW
Awards & Achievements Include:
With over 25 years experience as an artist, John has won many awards for his artworks.
John holds regular workshops on painting landscapes and seascapes in oils at his studio in Mulgoa, New South Wales. He mostly works in oils, but can also accommodate acrylic painters if they have had some experience in colour mixing. John has almost forty years teaching experience and conducts regular workshops and demonstrations at his studio and for local and interstate art societies. Information on upcoming workshops can be found at http://www.johnricegallery.bigcartel.com
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