Brian Leverton - Artist

About Brian Leverton

Learn more about Brian Leverton from Gin Gin, Queensland - Australia.

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Born in Cornwall in 1945, I showed an interest in art from an early age, following my grandfather around Europe painting and sketching until I earned a scholarship to the Redruth School of Arts. Over those 4 years I won many awards, widening my range of media, depth of experience and understanding of art. During the late 60s and early 70s I delivered boats throughout the Mediterranean which enabled me to attend many workshops primarily in the artistically inspired cities of France and Italy. In the late 70s, I dragged my Cornwall-loving family to Australia to «see what we could see» and immediately fell in love with the animals and beautiful landscapes. While I have always been enamoured of landscapes and nature, the Australian wildlife and environment gave me new enthusiasm to paint in my style of realism. Since then, my family and I have explored Australia extensively, I have been fortunate to win multiple awards on a local as well as State level. These achievements have both humbled and inspired me. I am dedicated to and passionate about my art. My current goal is to make successful submissions to both the Archibald and John Glover prizes by 2012.

Brian Leverton joined Licensing on September 8th, 2010.