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  • Welcome

    A Selected Overview of Paintings

    Works for sale

    Curriculum Vitae here -

  • 9 x 5 Now VCA 150

    Stockmarket Vanitas, Oil and collage on ply, 2017

    16-25 June 2017

    Margaret Lawrence Gallery
    Victorian College of the Arts
    University of Melbourne

    View Web Site Catalogue

    9 X 5 NOW showcases generations of practicing artists who have studied or taught at the National Gallery School or VCA Art.

    More than 300 contemporary visual artists have contributed original artworks for the 9 X 5 NOW exhibition, the biggest show ever to be staged the University of Melbourne's Margaret Lawrence Gallery.

    The funds generated from the sale of works from the exhibition will establish the ART150 Fellowship which will encourage subsequent generations of alumni to pursue and support high ambitions for their work.


    Stockmarket Vanitas, Oil and collage on ply, 2017


  • 45 at 45 @Fortyfive Downstairs

    2x Still Life after Victoria Dubourg, Oil and canvas, 20178 - 19 August 2017
    45 Flinders Lane Melbourne

    Featuring artworks from 45 artists, each with a unique connection to fortyfivedownstairs, 45 at 45 will provide a snapshot not only of the creativity and innovation that has filled the gallery over the past decade and a half, but of the network of artists who have supported, and been supported by, fortyfivedownstairs.

    2x Still Life of Narcissus after Victoria Dubourg, 2017
    Oil on canvas
    12 x 17cm each


  • The George Flag Pole


    Still Life with Lobster and Quince currently flying above The George Hotel Fitzoy Street St Kilda

    Flag raising event: 15 October 2016 Claypot's Seafood Express, 83 Fitzroy Street St Kilda

    Supported by a City of Port Philip Community Grant and BioTech Entrepreneur & Art Lover Dr George who donated the use of the flag pole on the top of the George Tower to bring some glamour and beauty to Fitzroy Street. And the Still Life Painting inspiration of Claypots Seafood/Gilgamesh Connections and SMS Seafood at South Melbourne Market.


  • Bayside Acquisitive Art Prize Finalist

    Inaugural Bayside Acquisitive Art Prize
    Exhibition 2 May - 13 June 2015
    The Gallery @ BACC, cnr Carpenter & Wilson Street, Brighton, VIC 3186

    Bayside Acquisitive Art Prize and Still Life with Salmon


  • Still Life Paintings & Commissions
    +Artist in Residence

    at 45 Downstairs February - June 2014.
    45 Downstairs

    Exhibition 27 May - 7 June 2014

    Art Almanac Article

    Facebook Album of photos of all works in show

  • Still Life with Pumpkin and Potatoes

    Commissioned work for Georgie's Harvest:

    Still Life with Pumpkin, Potatoes, Onions, Carrot, Garlic & Shallots 2012
    Oil on linen
    41 x 51cm

    WORK ART LIFE by Studio Pip and Co.
    Georgie's Harvest brand development

    All the fun of the opening captured by Ni-Nak Castle

    Other commisions:
    Still Life with Wig and Football 2009 Bassey with NY snowdome Jolimont nocturne 2017


  • Monash University Faculty Gallery Caulfield

    Monash Install

    9 May - 5 June, 2012
    Opens 5- 7pm Wednesday 16th May 2012
    Group show: Christopher Beaumont, Prudence Flint, Euan Heng, Ann Holt and Ken Smith
    Curated by Ann Holt
    Monash University Faculty Gallery Caulfield
    900 Dandenong Road
    Caulfield East, Vic

    Link to online catalogue


  • Travel

    Art Basel Hong Kong 2013
    Art Basel Hong Kong 2013

    la biennale di venezia
    2011 & 2015 travel to Vernissage of the Venice Biennale.


  • Art Basel Miami 400px

    Travelled to: Miami Beach December 1 - 3, 2010

    Art Basel Miami Beach is the most important art show in the United States, a cultural and social highlight for the Americas. As the sister event of Switzerland's Art Basel, the most prestigious art show worldwide for the past 41 years, Art Basel Miami Beach combines an international selection of top galleries with an exciting program of special exhibitions, parties and crossover events...

    I saw this painting on the way

    CotanSánchez Cotán: Quince, Cabbage, Melon, and Cucumber ca. 1602

    At the San Diego Museum of Art.



    Also saw shows by these artists in NYC: Luc Tuymans, John Currin, John Walker, Edward Hopper, Enoc Perez, Paul Tech, Anselm Kiefer etc.


  • Previous Exhibitions

    • Deloitte Exhibition Catalogue Cover

      Organic Chemistry

      Still Life Paintings by Christopher Beaumont
      May 5 - August 15 2008
      Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu - QV Melbourne


    • Finalist: 2008 Williamstown Festival Contemporary Art Prize

      The Substation Arts Centre, 1 Market Street, Newport VIC.
      4 - 13 April 2008
      More information

    • fortyfivedownstairs, Melbourne VIC. 22 May - 2 June 2007

      Group show 'Natura' with Adriane Strampp, Alana Kennedy & Grant Nimmo
      Media Release here.

    • Eva Breuer Art Dealer, Sydney NSW. 29 July - 18 August 2006

      Link to: Eva Breuer Art Dealer with Catalogue & Prices, Artist's Statement and Photos from the opening.

    • The Bendigo Art Gallery, Bendigo VIC. 13 May - 18 June 2006

      Link to: The Bendigo Art Gallery


    • The Arthur Guy Memorial Painting Prize InvitationThe Arthur Guy Memorial Painting Prize
      The Bendigo Art Gallery, Bendigo VIC 26 Jan - 6 March 2005

      Narcissus - Oil & Collage on Linen

      This painting won the "People's Choice Award" in The Arthur Guy Memorial Painting Prize


      The $50,000 acquisitive prize, the richest open painting prize in Australia, was won by Dale Frank.

      Link to: The Arthur Guy Memorial Painting Prize - current information.

  • Links

    Andrew Taylor Painter & Printmaker

    Ann Holt

    Yvette Coppersmith

    Richard Stringer

    Louise Baker - Classes in Fashion Illustration

    Learn to Paint

    Carlisle Contemporary Health Practice