Being shortlisted for the Swan Hill Print & Drawing Prize is becoming a bit of a habit. My limited edition artists’ book ‘Divining The Entrails’ makes it my fourth shortlisting in a row. It is one of the more prestigious print prizes in Australia & my work invariably keeps excellent company.
Author: Peter Ward
I have had over 40 years of experience as a professional artist in Australia and Italy working in the media of serigraphy, painting, collage, ceramic and relief printmaking. From 2012 I have concentrated entirely on linocut. I feel that linocut, whilst a simple and direct printmaking technique, offers endless aesthetic possibilities. It has a robust physicality and despite the considered nature of printmaking the results for me appear spontaneous and immediate.
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