Boulders is an abstract response to the striking landscape of central Australia. “My paintings are mostly landscape-inspired, the images being derived from a perception of my immediate surroundings…the vast openness of the rural and natural environments”. Wayne Eager
Wayne Eager studied painting at the Victorian College of the Arts from 1976-80. He was a founding member of Melbourne’s Roar Studios in 1982. Since then he has been involved in establishing the Ikuntji Women’s centre at Haasts Bluff and worked as a field officer for Papunya Tula Artists. He continues to paint full time and exhibits regularly throughout Australia.
Wayne’s work is represented in major public collections including the National Gallery of Australia; Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney; Shepparton Art Gallery and the Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory.
Wayne Eager by Warwick Page c.1988