Bob Gurney working "en plein air"
are held at the Society, 101 Woronora Parade Oatley West NSW 2223
on the 2nd
Saturday of each month, 2.00 to 4.30pm and include afternoon tea.
The fee is $8.00
for members and $10.00 for non members.
You don't need
to book for this activity.
Bob Gurney will demonstrate a Landscape in Oils using
a limited pallette
Gurney was born in Sydney in 1944 and resides at Camden, NSW.
since early childhood, copying his favourite comic heroes & characters, and
own private comic strips, he continued to draw portraits and the
world around him.
attending a Life Drawing and Lettering courses at East Sydney Technical College
(now the National Art School) from the age of sixteen, he commenced occasional
drawing portraits, city and landscapes, and animals up to 1991
before finally taking up the brush.
then commenced portraiture and still life painting for several years in oils
and acrylics under
tuition of Archibald and Doug Moran finalist Dave
has since been tutored and guided by many renowned Australian artists, and regularly attends
workshops to learn the various mediums and continually hone his technical
in oils, acrylics, drawing and pen & wash; Bob’s work now consists mainly
of land and
seascapes, with occasional human and animal portraiture, in which
he has developed a
is a co-founder of the Macarthur Art Group (2006); a member of the Friends of
Arts Centre (previously the Campbelltown City Bicentennial Art
Gallery); Oatley 101 Society
of Artists Inc., Liverpool Art Society, and was a
major participant in the painting of Miss
Llewella Davies OAM for the Camden
Council Peoplescape project in 2001.
has held a two-man exhibition at the Upstairs Gallery in Gallery Art Studios
Campbelltown; an eight-person exhibition at Campbelltown Arts
Centre, and exhibits regularly
in art exhibitions locally and nationwide.
is a popular selling artist whose works are represented in private and
in Australia and overseas and is available for private
commissions and demonstrations and
workshops to art groups and community
He tutors locally in his Camden studio, and
conducted his ArtCare Courier Service business for
15 years until early 2012 after
a career of 22 years as a Private Investigator and Commercial
Agent. His art courier business (which included
extensive travelling in New South Wales
and Victoria) afforded inspiration and
the opportunity for the collation of material for future
artworks, as well as
the opportunity to constantly be in touch with fellow artists.
He is an avid “en plein air” painter whenever
More Demos for 2017:
November 11th - Tanner Tan - Watercolour