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Coorong
Western Australia wild flowers
Sicily
Hong Kong

Bondi

 

Franciscus Wiro Schooneveldt
Born Haarlem, Netherlands 13 March 1950. Migrated to Melbourne, Australia 1951.

Frank lives and works in rural Victoria, Australia from a small farm in Inverloch. The property is being developed to incorporate his latest venture Goat Island Gallery. Primarily a contemporary landscape painter, Frank Schooneveldt also has fun with mixed media that incorporates found objects.

Frank Schooneveldt Australian artist

Frank's work is influenced by a number of factors: the time he spent as a child exploring the bush environment near homes in Greensborough and Healesville, Victoria; the proximity of some well known artists that gave glimpses of life in the studio that excited his youthful imagination; the juxtaposition of the natural and built environments observed through his "day job" in building and construction; and a passionate interest in both Australian and international art.

Frank's work has developed over 30 years and has an intense energy that emphasises colour, shape and form. He has participated in a number of exhibitions including Creative Gippsland 2011, 2012 & 2013, San Remo Art Show 2011, Walker Street Gallery's "9 x 5", City of Kingston's Arts Blitz, Chapel Off Chapel Gallery Momentos and a joint exhbition with Frank Merchant Two Points of View - Chapel Off Chapel Gallery. His work is represented in private and corporate collections.

Awards
Creative Gippsland 2013 gatescape

 

Contact information
Email:Frank Schooneveldt
Telephone: 61 3 5672 5951