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