G'Day and Welcome to my new Gallery website.
NEWS! An original oil painting from The Painted Swagman series has become available for private resale. For all the details please see
Smoko in the Woolshed
My aim is to entertain while I share the knowledge gained in a 35-year career as artist, writer and gallery owner-director. You'll find useful
TIPS for Artists, Beginners, Collectors on my ArtLife-blog
the right is a picture of how the gallery looked in 2003, when
complications from Arthritis forced me to close the downtown gallery and
go into premature semi-retirement.)
If you are a painter with Arthritis, do you wonder if it means giving up your Art?
As someone who has lived with the tedious roller-coaster of remission-and- relapse since my youth, I can tell you there is no magic pill or snake oil or wonder juice that will 'make it go away.'
I can offer you is information on how to make your own version of the
Tools for Painters with Arthritis that helped me to continue for 35 years. (You'll see an example of one in the picture at the bottom right.)
You can see all my TOOLS for Painters with Arthritis and learn how to make them at home. Also, you can read my Practical Tips on How to Live with Arthritis
One good thing about having a Virtual Gallery is that now I can show you some of my paintings that 'live' in public places far away from here, and in private homes and boardrooms around the world.
Some were commissioned as Portraits of some fascinating folk who have become successful or even famous in their particular fields. You'll see an example at third right, and if you wish, you can stroll through my GALLERY OF PORTRAITS.
NEW!! You might like to see some detailed sections of my paintings in Features
You can view my Prints and Books at My other Gauvin websites
see the sitemap for Art Gallery Gauvin