Present Day Australian ‘home-grown’ artists
Mark Elliot-Ranken, born 1954, is an artist and art educator in Australia. He obtained PhD from Newcastle University, Australia. He considers Darwin as his ‘spiritual home’.
‘Painting is an ancient but equally contemporary process, nothing equals it, except poetry… it is poetry, listen to the painting it will tell you what to do. This is the lesson of painting.’ - Mark Elliot-Ranken
Mark Elliot-Ranken’s works reflect ‘far away’ open spaces of Australia.