Sunday, January 22, 2012

Joel Rea

Joel is an Australian artist who lives on the Gold Coast of Queensland; a region famous for its surf beaches.

Though it had very little physical effect here, The 2004 Indian Ocean Tsunami made a big impact on the collective psyche of the predominantly coastal-dwelling people of Australia. Our nearest neighbour, Indonesia, was devastated, with the loss of an estimated 167, 000 lives.

Wednesday, January 4, 2012

June Carey

June Carey is an American land and seascape painter and wife of the late maritime artist David Thimgan (see below).
These compositions work so well because, if you divide the image in half vertically or horizontally, each half contains a balance of the two main elements - rock and water.