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The River


By Brian Simmonds

Award-winning artist Brian Simmonds brings Australia’s waterways to life with his oils and mixed-media colour paintings and sketches.

Eighty-four beautiful illustrations accompany uniquely local poetry and prose from well-known writers such as John Kinsella, T.A.G. Hungerford and Elizabeth Jolley.

The perfect contemporary souvenir book that captures the spirit of the Australian shoreline.

ISBN: 9781921888687
Dimensions: 28x23cm
Pages: 104
Publication year: 2011
Publisher: Fremantle Press


About the author:

Brian Simmonds was born in Subiaco and worked for many years as a lithographer in the printing industry while studying art in the evenings. He has a Bachelor of Arts in Fine Art from Curtin University and worked for The Sunday Times, New Idea and an advertising agency before he became a professional artist in 1990. He has exhibited his work many times and won numerous prizes for drawing, oil painting and mixed media works. His work can be found in many private and public collections in Australia.