nigel milsom

Australian artist Nigel Milsom paints by what he lives! He says, ‘It is all my world based on experience, not invented’. He pulls and attracts elements together to build his compositions. The art appears as an enchanted world surrounded by; intrigue, expectation, suspense, and focal impact. The power and energy emitting from Milsom’s art is […]

tracey smith

One day late last month at 6:20 am I texted CHG represented artist Tracey Smith. I didn’t expect a reply till mid-morning after her children were at school. Not so! Tracey was up and about, preparing for meditation. Oh how I admire the early risers in this world! Tracey’s text back informed me that she […]

Ben Kenning Artist

These were just some of the shocks presented to emerging artist and 2015 ‘We Get By’ prize winner Ben Kenning during his 2 month sojourn to India to take up an ‘artist in residence’ placement in the southern suburbs of Mumbai! On the other hand Ben was inspired by India, ‘it was a visual and […]

Andrew Bennett Artist

The Australian Financial Review 19-20th September, wrote a fine piece on Impending SMSF rule changes are affecting the art world noting the looming date to get your super art sorted, the deadline approaches! In essence it said the art purchased in the past within a super fund needs to be stored, or rented to a […]

Tracey Smith, artist

Do you know what you are looking for?? I can hazard a guess, probably not or at best you think you have an idea! However did you know there is more art in the market place now than any other time previously, literally millions of artworks or what is mistakenly called art is in circulation! If […]

nigel milsom artist

Who’s Artist‘s pallet! OR Who’s in whose head? When was it any different? The mention of the ‘Archibald Prize’ presented yearly at the Art Gallery of NSW continues to attract controversy! Much attention has been made about Nigel Milsom’s 2015 Archibald win; the subject being barrister Charles Waterstreet and the comparisons being made! Francis Bacon’s […]

art

Beautiful environments adorned with art are healthy!! Providing you with more happiness and contentment within your home. WHAT A STATEMENT!!! Well it’s true by several measures the however I will expand upon. With property prices as they are, homes become one of our most expensive cash outlays in life. However when you purchase your castle, […]

ken strong

Growing up in Sydney (especially in the summer during my teenage years) storms were common. You would feel the temperature drop, the wind travel across the bay and the front has arrived! Sometimes there was a sound preceding the wind, followed by what we called a squall – rain and wind combined. A little history; […]

Last year I wrote a blog for ANZAC Day focused on the occasion, however this year’s is focusing on the human experience. During a visit to Turkey 4 years ago our family went to Gallipoli much to the encouragement of our daughter who studied the event at school. The anticipation to visit Gallipoli meant it […]

We Get By

In 2013 the concept for We Get By was developed, it was to be an art exhibition to encourage and showcase emerging artists aged 40 years and younger. The desire was of course to offer support to younger and emerging artists who still had time to build their careers in the visual arts and to […]