Prime Ministers Avenue, Ballarat

Almost by accident I got a job to do the Bob Hawke bust in the Ballarat Prime Ministers Aveneue. Five more commissions followed. I had no pre-conception about what the heads should look like – except they were to be serious, not funny.

Howard

Keating

Rudd

Fraser

Gillard

Robert Clark portrait figure in Ballarat

My half-figure portrait of Robert Clarke (1841 – 1883); popular trade unionist and politician, holding a copy of The Courier, the Ballarat paper of which he was co-founder and owner.