NEIL ERNEST TOMKINS
Through ten years of oil painting, Tomkins continues to explore a contemporary approach to mark making & this classic medium.
Including an extensive collection of various commission projects & murals, Neil has also been involved in various artists residencies and studio programs. These include locations such as Portugal, India, Peru, Mexico & Tasmania.
A long-standing & productive residency at the Annandale Higher Ground Studios continues to be host to his exploration of painting, mark making & his continued play with the notions of these themes. His current subject matters are focusing on; Australian & South American Landscapes, Expressive Portraiture and Still Lifes.
Tomkins goal is to explore the malleable nature of expressionism. Having been labelled as both an impressionist and an expressionist by various features in media throughout his ten-year career. His overall goal is to create a balance between these two schools of practice.