I have drawn for as long as I care to remember. All I ever wanted to be was an
Artist. My philosophy is ‘Keep it Simple’, See the image, paint from the feeling!
Ted is a member and former General Manager of the Victorian Artists Society, a member of the Watercolour Society of Victoria and member of the Hobson’s Bay Art
He has been a practicing artist for most of his working life, being one of the lucky
people who managed to combine artistic talent with work.
Starting his working career as a ticket-writer and sign-writer Ted moved into graphic
design and illustration when the opportunity arose. He held a key role as Creative
Director & Senior Designer with the State Government of Victoria and the Premiers Private Office before being sought after as Production Manager/Art Director for a leading Victorian Media Company (Leeds Media/Starcom Worldwide).
He studied watercolours with David Taylor in the early 1990's and watercolour has remained his favoured medium since.
Drawn towards an impressionist approach to painting, some of Ted’s favourite role
models include John Singer Sargent, Edward Seago, Harold Herbert and R. W.
Ted has a number of First Prizes and Commendations in various Art including the
Victorian Artists Society’s Artist of the Year Award for 2007
Ted was made a Fellow of the Victorian Artists Society in 2011 for his contribution to
the Society and Art.
He has had twenty solo exhibitions since 2000 as well a number of group shows with
artist friends including '5ive'.
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