Francis reinterprets and transforms images from art history’s greats as well as celebrities from today. They include Vincent Van Gogh, Diego Velazquez and Leonardo da Vinci reinterpreted and transformed anew. Stars such as Nicki Minaj also feature within the artists oeuvre.
Patrick Francis is a prolific painter who finds his primary source material in the visual culture and art history of western civilisation. Patrick has been attending Arts Project Australia since 2009 and had his first solo exhibition in 2014. He has been included in numerous group shows including ‘Salon; gems from the stockroom’, Robin Gibson Gallery and ‘Melbourne Now’, NGV Australia, Melbourne. He was a recipient of the Art & Australia/Credit Suisse Private Banking Contemporary Art Award in 2012 and is held in numerous private and public collections.