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Life inspires me to paint. Painting inspires me to paint. I have formed a habit of walking into my studio on a regular basis and I become inspired while painting."
Dion Archibald

Australian Artist Contemporary Australian Artist - Painter

Dion Archibald - Contemporary Australian Artist Painter

Artist Statement

My art is about a personal exploration of the subject and the materials used to create the work. Regardless of whether the subject is something as mundane as a toothbrush or as awe inspiring as the beauty of nature, it has to speak to me in some way. I have to feel an empathy towards the subject and desire to form a relationship with it, as inevitably I am affected by the feeling or mood of the subject. My paintings evolve organically from life's everyday glances. Rather than trying to force my will on them, I give them total control. Each layer determines and guides the next. My paintings are a dialogue between giving and taking. I don't want to sign the work until it looks like it has been lived on, until I have violated the open white space and created something that can become independent of me and fend for itself.

Artist Biography

Born in Maitland NSW Australia.

Studied Fine Arts at the TAFE College in Newcastle, Australia.

Studied Visual Art at the University of Newcastle.

Visited Turkey for the first time. Stayed in Istanbul and travelled to many places along the west coast.

Started work on the Turkish series of paintings after my third visit to Turkey.

Working on the Newcastle series after returning to Australia. came online.

Art collectors from USA, UK, Europe, Turkey, and Asia have been purchasing my work online.


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