John Rice 

John is an energetic outdoor painter who works almost exclusively in oils and is stimulated by the strong light of the Australian landscape. He is particularly enthusiastic about the districts from the Blue Mountains to Mudgee in The Central West artistically. He enjoys painting the landscape from life, “en plein air”, and engages in regular painting trips to country locations. John lives in the rural village of Mulgoa on the western fringes of Sydney with close access to the beautiful Hawkesbury district and the spectacular the Blue Mountains.


John has won many awards for his artworks and has held twelve very successful solo exhibitions and numerous joint exhibitions. He has works in private collections throughout Australia and abroad and is an exhibiting member of the Royal Art Society. John has over forty years teaching experience and conducts regular workshops and demonstrations at his studio and for local, country and interstate art societies.