Tony Gillan

Clayton Australia

Tony's Story

Why do you create? It relaxes, focuses, and recharges my mind.
How do you work? I work on various projects intensively followed by breaks to earn a living :)
Do you consider yourself a full-time or part-time artist? I am a part-time artist, who has drawn and painted all my life.
Besides creating, where else do you spend your time? I develop websites and applications.
What inspires you? The power and serenity of nature, and the unique richness of people's portraits.
What is the first piece of art you remember creating? A drawings of a tree trunk and branches.
What does the term art mean to you? Something beautiful and unique to my experience in this world.
Name three artists that you respect? Renoir, Turner, Michael Whelan
What is your dream project? Working on series of portraits of a person over time.
Artworks by Tony