Good art is a window to the soul of the artist ,reflection of the true inner self .It should reflect on or be a reflection of community values.For the observers , good art should touch the soul and be reflected there.
Biography of Artist Extraordinaire John Alcock
I grew up in the small Mallee town of Walpeup,situated in the north western part of Victoria .Between the little desert to the north , to the south and the sunset county, to some god own country.AT a very early age my father shaped my interest in the arts and the Australian bush.I remember as a small child sitting around the breakfast table with the sun streaming through the split bamboo blinds , with dad listening to the A B C breakfast show with Russ Tisane on the radio. When opera Romeo and Juliet came on with the balcony, dad care fully explained to us the love scene as it unfold on the radio .
As a child i played in the bush straight out side the door ,gaining a great love and understanding of nature.My Father had a great love of the arts and keep much treasured art books . When i went away to school i developed interest in the expressionists , the surrealists and their philosophies and Manifestos these day the main influence on me is the australian singer John Williamson , because he has the same love and passion for the australian bush and it's people as i do …Read More
I am an environmental contemporary expressionist with a truly unique style which come from my deep and profound spiritual connection to the land. I have always been influenced by the rhymes of nature and universe. the shapes. lines and colours draw you into world of light and colour of the Australian lands. Light and colour reflecting in the symbolic shapes.
Describing the Australian fora and fauna from the many mirrored moods, from the most delicate changes in season that bring about the explosion of colour, from the soft colours of early morning, to the deep rich colours of fading evening light. As it is so with the changing of seasons, so the colour and light change yet again. I feel my works are about out existence in the this very ancient land we inhabit. I want you to come to know her love and understand her as we do. NO COMPUTER OR TECHNOLOGY WAS USE TO CREATE THESE WORKS!…Read More
Mildura Senior College '68
Advance Certificate in art and design 1993 at Chisholm institute.
Associate Diploma of visual arts from 1994-1996 at Chisholm institute.
Diploma of arts (ceramics)1998-20001 at Chisholm institute …Read More