John Blakeley

Born in the United Kingdom in 1943, in Dewsbury, Yorkshire, John Blakeley studied in the UK and Zambia, becoming a painter and teacher. He arrived in Perth in the early 1970s where he undertook further studies at the West Australian Institute of Technology and lectured in art at Mount Lawley Teachers College. Known for his painting in charcoal and oxides, and for his fibre sculptures in sisal, jute and mixed media, Blakeley has exhibited in Australia since 1973. His work is represented in institutional and private collections.He had four children,three living in the UK, and one son in Western Australia.
Kimberleys by John Blakeley Oil on Canvas image: 180x150cm framed: 186x165cm