Richard Maurovic

Richard Maurovic

Last updated September 18, 2012

Biography

Draughtsmanship and design underpin Richard Maurovic’s painting but for works in pencil he seeks compositions with strong textures and contrasts. As a quadriplegic, Maurovic works with a fine technical pencil strapped to his hand so must achieve his light and shade through a layering technique.

His subject matter covers a vast selection but motifs from his former career as a stockman and his deep interest in all aspects of the food industry are frequent choices. His drawings have a traditional, realistic appearance whereas his paintings are known for their strong, saturated colour.

Ewes
Pencil on paper.
Acquired by the judge Jenny Sages from the 2008 Award.
 
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