Current Location:
Building B (MAK) -> 2nd Floor - Building B (MAK)
Location Notes:
MAK; 2nd fl., Rt. of Rm. B-2-118

Morning Harbour, Sydney

Artwork
Identifier:
2007.459.1
Artist:
Joseph Lee Spellman
Credit:
Gift of the Johnstone Mangan Family
Medium:
Acrylic on Canvas
Date:
2005
Description:
View of Sydney Harbor and boats with the city skyline, opera house and bridge in the background.
Historical Context:
Joseph Lee Spellman was born in England, and after attaining a teaching degree in Art, emigrated to Australia in the 70s where he taught for a high school and a few local colleges. Since his teaching days he has been called upon to produce murals in shopping malls, clubs, and trade exhibitions; and has illustrated various children's books, religious books, and instructional handbooks. Currently he works from his home studio as a full time professional artist, specializing in acrylic and watercolor painting, and does commercial illustration for the advertising industry.