Ted Dansey

Ted Dansey

  • Artist’s Statement

    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!

  • Biography

    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
    Society.
    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.

  • Influences

    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.
    Sturgess.

  • Awards

    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.

  • Exhibitions

    He has had twenty solo exhibitions since 2000 as well a number of group shows with
    artist friends including '5ive'.

Showing the single artwork

  • Ted Dansey

    Out of the Fog
    Framed: 80 x 100 cm Watercolour on Paper $2,500.00