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I take no pleasure in seeing the themes of my 2013 exhibition  The Assassination of Judy Garland  come true. The return of the equivalent of the Civil War lynching of black American men by US Police units (most recently in Minneapolis) smack in the middle of the Covid-19 deaths ...Read more>

29 May 2020 |

This is a little drawing I did waiting for my COVID-19 results after a breathing issue saw me in hospital last week. It's called A Walk in the Park, and is pen and ink on paper in my visual diary. I do too many entries to post but occassionally ...Read more>

26 May 2020 |

This is a painting in progress imagining COVID19 as a solitary haunting figure in the outback landscape of my home state of Western Australia. A bit like a ghost. And it's so quiet everywhere right now.  So this is one of those cathartic paintings I use to dump my ...Read more>

11 April 2020 |


In May this year I was asked to cooordinate the Western Australian launch of a book in which I have a chapter written. The anthology called Living and Loving in Diversity was produced by the Australian GLBTIQ Multicultural Council (AGMC) and edited by Dr Maria Pallotta-Chiarolli.
I was ...Read more>

9 September 2019 |

Only two days left to make a submission to Treasury's Black Economy Taskforce on their proposed overhaul of the ABN system (for taxation) in Australia. The affect on all Artists from some of the proposals could make Artists choose not to practice professionally and result in a 'feezing effect' for ...Read more>

29 August 2018 |

This article was first published in the  London Progressive Journal , 5 July 2015  ...Read more>

26 July 2015 |

My framer David talked me out of a grand, wide ornate frame and selected this wide, close to the edge frame which works brilliantly on both the small and large paintings, and really ties them all together.  Although they are all or sale prior to exhibition, I felt that having ...Read more>

16 September 2012 |

WAR POETRY 2011 has updated its page with new poems by soldiers including veterans of the Iraq conflict. I found Gerardo Mena's poem "So I was a coffin" both disturbing and moving. I read it several times. Palestinian poet Suheir Hammad's poems evokes another lens ...Read more>

31 May 2011 |

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Daily Constitutional Launch - By Proxy (Issue 6, Summer 2008, Saturday, August 16, 2008, 5:00-7:00 pm.
Printed Matter, Inc. is pleased to announce a launch for Issue 6 ("By Proxy") of the Daily Constitutional, a bi-annual magazine devoted to providing ...Read more>

16 August 2008 |



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