John Orlando Birt
I was born in Broken Hill N.S.W. Australia and educated in Adelaide South Australia where I attended the South Australian School of Art, studying Fine Art and Art History. Later I studied Industrial Design at the Institute of Technology to pursue a career in the automotive industry initially designing automobiles in Australia and then the USA, Japan and Italy, becoming Design Manager of Ford Asia/Pacific.
Recognised with many awards and prizes.
My solo exhibitions have been in Melbourne, Sydney and Adelaide.
Also held 3 solo exhibitions in Venice Italy at Gallery Holly Snapp in San Marco.
An invited member of Concilio Europeo dell’ Arte, Venice Italy, for artists who paint in Venice.
A member of the Twenty Melbourne Painters Society Inc.
I have paintings in collections within Australia and overseas, AXA Australia, The RAAF Canberra and
A commission in London 1998 to paint 2 murals, 2metres x 7.5 metres and 2 metres x 2 metres. Both
were Venetian subjects for a private residence in Belgravia.
Showing the single artwork