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John Bredl

John Bredl is a self taught artist in oil, pastel and watercolor. He grew up on the Murray River in Renmark, South Australia and started painting full time in 1990.

Bredl paints on location in the initial phase to experience the landscape. From the reds of the outback through the blue greens of the Mornington Peninsula and to rugged mountain scenes from the Australian high country, he endeavours to capture the great expanse and light which is typical of Australia. A dedicated artist who has developed his art to a very high standard, Bredl has built on his considerable natural talents to reach a point where he can exercise new techniques and develop a more rewarding form to his artistic expression.

John Bredl exhibits in Australia and the U.K. His paintings are in private and corporate collections throughout Australia and in Germany, Singapore, England, America and New Zealand. John has received over one hundred awards and is called upon to judge shows on a regular basis. He has been published various times in the Australian Artist Magazine. John has held many solo and group exhibitions. He is highly regarded in the art world and his paintings are rapidly becoming sought after. A member of The Victorian Artist Society and Australian Guild of Realist Artists.

In 2006 his work was exhibited at the Affordable Art Fair London and Art Ireland in Dublin. Paintbox London also exhibits his work.

‘My goal in art is to capture the essence of the moment. Each of my paintings represents a step forward in the application of technique and skill; in the task of translating what I feel as I view a scene, and putting it onto the canvas. Capturing light in my compositions is a constant challenge and I look to my idols – von Guerard, Buvelot, Streeton and Heysen for inspiration.’

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