Jesper (jespersa) wrote,


Be provocative absurdity is underrated, if at first, the idea is not absurd, then there is no hope.

The social and spiritual agenda of my oil painting, search for a distinct style. Revelation, and the using of a limited repertoire of recurring motif or subject matter, often lead me to use my intuition with my minimal reductionist style of vibrant colour and geometric shapes which require a high degree of effort to fill in the details. I particularly like Yellow, Crimson and Phthalo Greens. The painting which is at times primitive, I consider myself a painter who is examining the lay of the landscape and flatness of the picture surface. Overall my painted oeuvre is not large.

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The Brand and colours of oil paint that I use is
mainly primary colours, with an exception of
green on my palette as to harmonise with my
Primary School education after which I became
an autodidactic painter and to a lesser extent
a writer of journals and blogs.

1. Spectrum Yellow.
2. Golden Yellow.
3. Phthalo Blue.
4. Ultramarine Blue.
5. Spectrum Red Deep.
6. Permanent Crimson.
7. Phthalo Green.
8. Titanium White oil paint.
The medium used is Archival Oils - Lean Odurless medium.

Please take a look at my other journal and blogs:


Born: Copenhagen, Denmark


Autodidactic, [principally self-taught].
1973 Desiderius Orban, The Rocks, Sydney, NSW
1973 Graham Inson, Sydney, NSW
1970-1972 Julian Ashton Art School, The Rocks, Sydney, NSW
1967, 1968 Murray Walker & Robert Grieve at Grahams Castle,
Adelaide Uni. Summer School, Goolwa, SA
1964-1966 Self-taught at Terowie and Tailem Bend SA.

2010 - SALA Festival @ Mount Compass, SA
2002 - SALA Festival, Red Dot Gallery, Ingleburn, McLaren Vale, SA
2002 - Adelaide Fringe, The Arts Centre, Port Noarlunga, SA
1999 - John Dunn Gallery, Bridgewater, SA
1999 - Red House Gallery, Sturt, SA
1979 - Adelaide Fine Art and Graphics, SA

Artist is listed in the following Australian standard biographical reference:
1990 - Germaine, Max. Artists and Galleries of Australia, Volumes 1 & 2, Third Edition. Craftsman Press, Sydney, 1990. Page 10.

1999 - Adelaide Hills Weekender, June '99, by Joel Weatherald.
1999 - “ Copyright conundrum puts an artist out of the picture “- Michael Reid " The Australian," newspaper, December 13th, 1999, page 18.
I have also had my paintings exhibited in 43 selected group shows between 1970 to 2010, below are an edited, and incomplete list of places and galleries were I have shown my artwork:


1970-1971 The Orient Hotel, George Street North, Sydney, N.S.W. Australia.
1971 - Julian Ashton gallery, Sydney, N.S.W.
1971 - The Newcastle Hotel, Sydney, N.S.W.
1979, 1982, 1985 CAS Gallery, Adelaide, S.A.
1986 - I went with a team of missionaries to Kerala, India.
1992 - Chapel Hill Winery and Gallery, McLaren Vale S.A.
1992 - The Old Clarendon Gallery, S.A.
1996 - The Noarlunga Community Art Centre, S.A.
1997 - Chambers Gallery, City of Marion, S.A.
1997 - Pirramimma Winery, McLaren Vale, S.A.
1998 - The Barn, McLaren Vale, S.A.
1998 - The Noarlunga Community Art Centre, S.A.
1998 - Richard Hamilton Winery, Willunga, S.A.
1998 - McLaren Vale Visitors Centre, McLaren Vale, S.A.
1998-1999 - Broken Hill City Art Gallery, N.S.W.
2000 - Greenhill Galleries, Adelaide, S.A.
2004 - Det Runde Hus, Holsteinsgade 41, Odder, Jylland, Danmark
2006 - My Happiness Exhibition, Tin Cat Café, Kent Town, S.A.
2006 - The Bobonaro Project, Tin Cat Café, Kent Town, S.A. Ref. Dr Bruno Giorgio, MB  BS  MRCOG  FRANZCOG.
2015 - Missionary trip to " The Republic of Vanuatu " located in the Pacific Ocean.
2016 - 2017 A Small World - International Art Show for Cancer Research, Magpie Springs, 1870 Brookman Road, Hope Forest, SA.

1971, 1972 PRIZES Won: Jesper attended Julian Ashton Art School in Sydney where he won the Noni Guthrie prize for free expression in 1971 and shared the 1st prize in 1972 in the Phillip Musket Prize for landscape.

1998 - 10th of May, Mothers Day, Featured as " Jesper Anderson " on a long-running television program titled: " POSTCARDS " Channel 9, TV, Australia.

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