Stuart was born in 1968; raised and educated in Tasmania.
Stuart holds both a Bachelor and Masters Degree.
Stuart resides with his wife Alison and their three sons Jonty, James and Lachlan in West Hobart.

Stuart works in oils and acrylics. He paints predominately abstract land and seascapes. The work is usually on a larger scale; with canvasses in excess of 3’ and 6’.

Stuart is one of Tasmania’s most recognised Artists. His work has been well received by the public and the wider arts community having been recognised by several significant art prizes and commissions.

Stuart’s paintings capture the vast array of moods Tasmania offers on its coastal plains and rugged interior. The East and South West Coast being a particular passion.

2015 Wrest Point Art Prize Finalist

2014 Joint Exhibition in Denver, Colorado, Artwork Network Gallery

2012  Invited to exhibit in New York

2011  Invited to exhibit in Los Angeles 

2010  Solo Exhibition in Denver, Colorado, Art Network Gallery

2009  Solo Exhibition at South Yarra Art House  Gallery, Melbourne

2009  Wrest Point Art Award Winner

2008  Glover Prize Finalist

2008  Wrest Point Art Award Recipient of Highly Commended Award

2008  Wrest Point Art Award People’s Choice

2006  People’s Choice, The Arts Society of Tasmania, Royal Hobart Show Art Exhibition 

2003 Ongoing Regular Exhibition of work at  Gallery Salamanca, Hobart

2009 Ongoing Regular Exhibition of work at the South Yarra Art House Gallery, Melbourne