John Perkins Art

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Biography of John Perkins FRAS

At the young age of fourteen, John Perkins joined Henry Rousal as an apprentice sign-writer. This is where he met a well-known portrait artist Roy Rousel and a pub mirror artist Stan Denford, both of whom cultivated John's early interest in and love for art.

John was tutored by Graeme Inson using the Meldrum Principals of Tonal Impressionism.

John has become a well-known artist with his work represented both nationally and internationally. John has work currently displaying in the City of Sydney Library and many Municipal Council and private collections in Boston, England, New Zealand and Carmel, California.

John is widely recognised as a Traditional Oil artist specialising in Still Life and Landscape paintings, he has, however, over the years pursued various other subjects- this has led to him being renowned for his Marine and Streetscape paintings.

John is a Fellow and President of the Royal Art Society of NSW and is sought after by Art Societies and private organisers for his demonstrations.

John has tutored at Charles Sturt University in Bathurst, Grafton Artsfest, the University of Western Sydney (Richmond Campus) and at the Combined Art Society of Sydney's 'Art in Action'.

John is a Life Member and former President of Drummoyne Art Society. John was also the Inaugural President of the Combined Art Societies of Sydney.

Copyright. All artworks displayed on this website are the copyright of the artist John Perkins and may not be reproduced in any form without the written permission of the artist.