john rigby art
john rigby art
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Gallery

Portraits & Nude Art

john rigby art

Gallery

Portraits & Nudes

john rigby art

Prizes & Awards
Portraits


1956 – 1998

Description

Rigby was a finalist in the Archibald 24 times, often in tandem with Sulman & Wynne Prizes.

He was also a finalist in the Doug Moran National Portrait Prize, and won Australia’s richest art prize at the time, the Australian Women’s Weekly Art Prize, 1958.

john rigby art

Portraits


1952 – 1999

Description

The portrait is a reciprocal relationship – ‘I could never plan every brush-stroke. Things happen.’

Rigby was pre-eminent in the minds of his immediate peers in the specialised area of portraits.

john rigby art

Nudes


1965 – 2002

Description

A style of subtle intimacy, a poem of colour, a visual gourmet, Rigby gives us a few pleasant reminders of a bygone era.

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