DAVID BRAYSHAW

MODERN REALIST PAINTER

David Brayshaw is renowned for his coastal, Great Barrier Reef and alpine paintings. He has built a strong following for his work making him among Australia's most successful artists.

His work has been exhibited internationally including a recent sell-out at the ARTSingapore Contemporary Arts Expo in 2005, with upcoming shows in Hong Kong, Dubai and New Zealand.

A quiet observer with a keen desire to express himself David taught himself to paint at the age of 10, at 16 his first gallery sales and became a professional artist at 22, with two years studies in Fine Arts in 1994-95. David's work has been featured in many publications and his work is many private, corporate and Gallery collections, including the Australian Art Bank.

Captivated by the sublime landscapes of Kosciuszko and the Victorian Alps, his alpine paintings produced many sold out exhibitions in Melbourne and Sydney. Moving to the South coast of NSW in 1990 provided his greatest inspiration from the ocean, this current coastal theme has led to an International market for his works.

Across the spectrum of works David draws upon a range of historical and contemporary art sources, techniques and personal experiences bringing together an array of imagery that captures his individual vision of Australia.

Recent Prizes and awards won include:
1999 Wyong Peoples' Choice
2000 Kiama Art Prize,
2001 Camberwell Prize,
2003 Box Hill Prize,
2005 Sorrento Art Show Award,
2005 Seaforth Peoples' Choice Prize,
2005 Blacktown City Art Prize Peoples' Choice,
2006 Best In Show Sorrento Art Prize.


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