The above image is a detail from my latest work 'At the Edge of Extinction'.
It is a painting of a listed threatened species from Queensland, Neisosperma kilneri. This painting is one of five paintings I will have in the Masters and Moore exhibition in Sydney in April 2013.
The above image (click theback arrow to the left of the image above if the journal image isn't visible)is of a new journal/travel diary published in 2012 by Explore Australia Publishing.
The journal is 13 x 22.5cm, is 144 pages with every 4th page featuring one of my paintings, selected from work done over the past 22 years.
The journal is priced at $22.95 and can be purchased directly from the publisher at www.exploreaustralia.net.au/Bookshop/Guides/Gifts
Maiden Theatre, Royal Botanic Gardens Sydney
Friday April 12th to Sunday April 28th
Solo showing of new works
New England Regional Art Museum, Armidale NSW
August 9th to Sep 16th 2013
An exhibition of 10 x 10inch paintings by gallery artists
celebrating ten years of business.
9th November - 22nd December 2012
A solo exhibition featuring 'Blending In' (image (detail) above) and other works at the Frances Keevil Gallery in Double Bay, Sydney. This exhibition opened on 21st March and ran through to 4th April 2012.
Limited-edition prints and original paintings continue to be available at the gallery (paintings and prints shown on the gallery web site - click here for images)
A group exhibition at the Maiden Theatre, Royal Botanic Gardens Sydney in March-April 2012 (opened 30 March by Prof David Mabberley (Director of the Royal Botanic Gardens Sydney) and Prof Marie Bashir AC CVO (Governor of NSW), closed 22 April)
at the Link Gallery , London, to 9th April 2012.
Selected works by over 20 artists from around the world featuring endangered plants from thirty countries.
In 2011 his paintings featured in group exhibitions in New York, London and Melbourne and in a
solo exhibition, 'Around the Next Bend', in his home town of Armidale, NSW, Australia
David Mackay is a natural history artist with more than 37 years professional experience. His drawings and paintings have been shown in over fifty solo and group exhibitions in Australia and overseas, including notable exhibitions at the Tryon Gallery, London, the Shirley Sherwood Gallery, London, the Hunt Institute, USA, the Smithsonian Institution, USA, the Arthur and Janet Ross Gallery in New York, the Denver Art Museum, the Japan Museum of Art, Tokyo, the NSW National Art Gallery, the New England Regional Art Museum, the Royal Botanic Gardens Sydney and elsewhere.