Rock Pools, Ormiston Gorge

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John Borrack is a maverick, free thinker and master craftsman. Best known for his lyrically structured paintings, Borrack’s sensitive interpretation of the Australian landscape balances the needs of technique and theory with clarity of emotional expression.

While working predominantly in watercolour and gouache, over recent years, he has exhibited his oil paintings more frequently revealing an effortless ability to move from one medium to the other. Represented in numerous collections including National Gallery of Victoria, Queensland Art Gallery, regional galleries, municipal councils, universities and leading corporate collections. Rock Pools, Ormiston Gorge was part of the exhibition "John Borrack: Selected Paintings and Drawings1970-2102" which exhibited at the Bundoora Homestead Arts Centre in 2012. The retrospective captured the haunting, evocative quality of Borrack’s work spanning the last four decades.