A prolific artist in his own right Auguste Blackman continues to carve out his own niche while he establishes an enviable reputation and continues the family legacy.
Auguste Blackman began painting and drawing while simultaneously pursuing a career as a curator and print-maker, before evolving into a professional artist.
Born in Melbourne in 1957 to an artist father, Charles Blackman OBE, and writer mother, Barbara Blackman AO. He was immersed in an artistic life from birth and began carving out his own world of images and creativity at an early age. He began painting and drawing while simultaneously pursuing a career as a curator and printmaker, before evolving into a professional artist. In his work, Blackman harnesses his natural training inherited from his family culture, together with extensive formal training to create his own genre of figurative expressionism.
Involved in innumerable solo and joint exhibitions his work is held in a huge number of private collections nationally and internationally.