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Brian Leverton - Australia

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Artist Name: Brian Leverton
Location : No1 Reick Street Gin Gin, Australia 4671
Country : Australia
Followers : 809
Followings : 3689
Joined date : 19 May, 2014
About : Born in Cornwall in 1945, I showed an interest in art from an early age, following my grandfather around Europe painting and sketching until I earned a scholarship to the Redruth School of Arts. Over those 4 years I won many awards, widening my range of media, depth of experience and understanding of art. During the late 60s and early 70s I delivered boats throughout the Mediterranean which enabled me to attend many workshops primarily in the artistically inspired cities of France and Italy. In the late 70s, I dragged my Cornwall-loving family to Australia to «see what we could see» and immediately fell in love with the animals and beautiful landscapes. While I have always been enamoured of landscapes and nature, the Australian wildlife and environment gave me new enthusiasm to paint in my style of realism. Since then, my family and I have explored Australia extensively, I have been fortunate to win multiple awards on a local as well as State level. These achievements have both humbled and inspired me. I am dedicated to and passionate about my art.
Skills : Drawing with pastel graphite water colour pencil, painting in oils acrylic and water colour
Services : Art workshops in pastel graphite water colours acrylic and oils any where
Achievements : American Arts awards 3 Rd place, Rotary Club of Bargara art award 1st cat 2 Paint 28-8-04, Gin. Gin A.P & I. Society Inc. art award any medium any subject 2nd 2005, Gin. Gin & District Fine Arts Society Highly Commended paint 2003, Gin. Gin A>P>& I> Society Inc. fine arts awards open paint 1st 2007, Mt Perry Fine Arts Exhibition 2nd open portrait 2006 Graphite, Gin Gin & District Fine Arts Society 1st Pastel & Graphite 22-3-07, Bundaberg Regional Show Fine arts open division painting any subject any medium 2nd open division 2003, Gin Gin A.P.& I. Society Inc. Art awards 1st open graphite & Grand Champion open graphite & 2nd any medium open Portrait 2006, BA honours fine art