Watercolour on Paper 56 x 70cm
Rick Amor was born in Frankston in 1948. In 1965 he completed a Certificate of Art at the Caulfield Institute of Art and from 1966 to 1968 studied at the National Gallery School, Melbourne. He has been the recipient of several Australia Council studio residencies which have allowed him to work in London, New York and Barcelona. Rick has held over 50 solo exhibitions since first exhibiting at Joseph Brown Gallery in 1974 and has shown annually at Niagara Galleries for the past 25 years. In 1999 he was appointed the official war artist to East Timor by the Australian War Memorial, the first such appointment since the Vietnam War.
Rick, though not an emerging artist, is an integral part of the Australian contemporary art scene with his clever use of shadow in his brooding land and city scapes. On a visit to Niagara Galleries it took only a few moments of discussion before the Buying Committee decided to purchase "Ithica 11" a piece which showcases Rick's talent and skill.
Purchased from Niagara Galleries 2011