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"Self Portrait From The Hydro"

Heavy oil on board. 730 x 380mm. With all new professional framing 850 x 500mm

Interesting artwork with seascape elements and swirls ,which are also in Justin's landscapes.

Provenance: Dunedin Estate

Condition: Excellent

Justin Summerton was born in Wirral Peninsula, in North West England. In 1972, when Justin was only 4 when his family emigrated to NZ.

Justin grew up in Dunedin. He went to U of Otago and completed both a B of Com (1987) and a B of Arts (1993).

In 1990, Summerton got a studio flat at St Clair Esplanade, in Dunedin, where he did some of his early experiments with oils, working with seascapes. The following year, he would have his first solo exhibition, at O'Brooks Gallery, in Dunedin.

In 1992, Justin Summerton traveled to Liverpool and worked on Liverpool cityscapes. He then went to paint and explore Paris, and Copenhagen, where he was commissioned to paint a mural.

Two years later, he went to the USA. There, he exhibited in Detroit and began "live painting" in Central Park, in New York City. He then continued with street painting in Nice, in the Côte d'Azur, South of France.

In 1995, Justin could be found working out of a log cabin in Mendocino, California. At that time, he exhibited his photomontage projects and oils at the International Art Café, in Haight-Ashbury, San Francisco.

A year later, he was working at a studio in Redfern, Sydney. Exhibited in a group show at the Darlinghurst Gallery.

In 1997, Summerton did paintings and photomontage studies of Tenerife (Canary Islands), Spain, Portugal, and London.

From 1997 to 1999, Justin was based in Dunedin working on his technique and work around the St Clair seascape.

In 1999, being a keen surfer moved to Karekare, West of Auckland, NZ, living initially at Bob Harvey’s bach.

Full circle -Justin is based back in St Clair, Dunedin.

Justin is a surrealist painter who depicts a dreamlike world.
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