Expressionist painter and woodblock printmaker of the Taranaki landscape.
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Stoney River - backwater Stoney River - backwater #2
Up the Stoney River Farm Buildings, Wiremu Rd
Kaihihi Stream #3 Surf Highway Pump Shed #9 Ladder & Waterfall,
1949 Born in Wellington, New Zealand. 1965 Moved to Mahia Peninsula, took up painting seriously. 1973 Moved back to Wellington. Painting part time, Wellington & Wairarapa coasts. 1973 -'81 Worked for 2 years as carpenter in Conservation Section of National Art Gallery. 1982 Moved to Hawera, Taranaki. 1986 Started painting full time. 1990 Started block reduction printing.
1990 Joint award winner in "Taranaki Review", Govett Brewster Art Gallery, New Plymouth. 1993 "Letters from Ronald's Room", Gallery Seventy Nine, Hawera. 1994 -'95 "Four and Against" Blue Moon Gallery, Wellington; CSA Gallery, Christchurch; Suter Gallery, Nelson. 1997 AVANT GARAGE Sale, New Plymouth.
Alby's studio is at 39 Cumming St, Okato, New Zealand
email Alby at alby @ tart.co.nz (remove spaces)