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Joe Furlonger - Artist Page

 

Joe Furlonger

Winner of the Moet & Chandon Fellowship in 1988, and the Fleurieu Art Prize for Landscape in 2002, nine time finalist in the Archibald. Joe Furlonger is regarded as one of Australia's most respected landscape painters. His work is represented in the Australian National Gallery, Canberra; The National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne; The Queensland Art Gallery, Brisbane; The Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney; The Powehouse Museum, Sydney, as well as many private collections.

"i like to convey that idea of movement, that might be in the stillness of landscapes"  

Joe Furlonger, 2014.

"Restlessly creative, Furlonger draws every day - he draws incessantly, with pencil, charcoal, brush, pen or crayon. He has filled countless sketchbooks and completed a large body of works on paper. These drawings are both preparatory studies for paintings and self-sufficient works of art. The quick, spontaneous transfer of his observations onto paper is at the heart of all Furlonger's artistic activities, from painting and printmaking to ceramics and sculpture." 

John McDonald, 2002, New Contemporaries.