In 2010 Avril Thomas was Commissioned by Monash University, Victoria to paint an 8 piece collection – The Deans of Science Prof Jock Marshal, Prof John Swan, Bill Muntz, Prof Ian Rae, Prof James Warren, Prof Ron Davies , Prof Ross Norris, Prof Kevin Westfold.

These are a few in the series. 3 of these portraits are posthumus paintings. They were painted from black and white head photographs with a body double used for the torso …. Each of the Deans specialities is demonstrated by the elements in the background in each painting.



paintings in the Monash University Deans of Science series in Avril Thomas Studio

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