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Forthcoming solo exhibitions May to June 2020 in the ‘Walk of Art’ venue adjacent to the Roma on Bungil Gallery, Roma, Central Queensland. This will present watercolour and acrylic ink works drawn from the Maranoa region – remote gorges, pastoral lands, byways and towns.
Recent bush painting trip to ‘Wallaroo’ – Sep 2019 – Carnarvon Ranges and Arcadia Valley – Mainly watercolours – capturing the rugged, magical character and sometimes brutal beauty of the landscape. Paintings to be exhibited in forthcoming exhibions Roma.
Continued plein air city and townscape drawing with the worldwide Urban Sketchers group and Urban Sketchers Brisbane. My “About Brisbane’ series continues locally, and I look forward to forthcoming USK events in Townsville and Bandung.
- Pen and acrylic ink works on paper (rather than watercolour) – In response to enquiries, I use fountain pens eg Lanbitou brand with fude nib, Noodlers black ink for pen linework. For colour Liquitex acrylic ink brushed. Hot pressed paper. Also other shades of ink in the pen.
About the artist
Tony Walker is based mainly in Brisbane Australia and the Queensland Sunshine Coast. He travels widely ‘en plein air’ painting, including painting in remote and coastal Australia and in Urban Sketchers’ events in cities worldwide. A member of local and international art groups, he exhibits in selected galleries and other venues in Australia and overseas including Oman and Europe from time to time. He was selected in FabrianoInAquarello international watercolour festival in Italy for 2018 and 2019 and travelled there. He tutors workshops in ‘Expressive Watercolour’ and ‘Urban Sketch’ (pen/acrylic ink on paper and canvas) and is an art competition judge.