Saturday, March 7, 2015

Guy Maestri


Ball’s pyramid no.7, 2013, oil on Linen

Guy Maestri (born in Mudgee, New South Wales in 1974) is an Australian contemporary artist who won the 2009 Archibald Prize for a portrait of Australian singer and musician Geoffrey Gurrumul Yunupingu.
He completed a Bachelor of Fine Arts in the National Art School in Darlinghurst in 2003 and was a finalist in the 2007 and 2008 Dobell Drawing Prize.
He is currently patronised by the Tim Olsen Gallery in Sydney, which lists the key themes in his work as "ecology, human folly and the violated landscape."