REK

REK

Brisbane, Queensland | 11 artworks for sale

REK is an established artist based in Brisbane, Queensland. His popular artworks draw inspiration from the beauty and intricate details found in the... Read more
  • magnolia #3  painting rek
    Magnolia #3
    Painting / 120 x 90 cm
    $2,150
  • awakening painting rek
    Awakening
    Painting / 151 x 101 cm
    $1,990
  • enveloped by damask  painting rek
    Enveloped by Damask
    Painting / 30 x 42 cm
    $1,200
  • the lion's roar  painting rek
    The Lion's Roar
    Painting / 95 x 65 cm
    $2,850
  • the admiral  painting rek
    The Admiral
    Painting / 61 x 76 cm
    $2,200
  • introspective shadows #2 painting rek
    Introspective Shadows #2
    Painting / 91 x 91 cm
    $2,250
  • the wandering monarch  painting rek
    The Wandering Monarch
    Painting / 61 x 91 cm
    $1,850
  • study for awakening  painting rek
    Study For Awakening
    Painting / 61 x 51 cm
    $990
  • bleu inverse painting rek
    Bleu Inverse
    Painting / 61 x 91 cm
    $1,750
  • whisper sweet nothings  painting rek
    Whisper Sweet Nothings
    Painting / 61 x 80 cm
    $1,750
  • introspective shadows #1 painting rek
    Introspective Shadows #1
    Painting / 91 x 91 cm
    $2,250
  • magnolia #2 painting rek
    Magnolia #2
    Painting / 181 x 91 cm
  • l'amour en chartreuse  painting rek
    L'amour En Chartreuse
    Painting / 59 x 42 cm
  • blonde cavalli  painting rek
    Blonde Cavalli
    Painting / 30 x 42 cm
  • magnolia #1 painting rek
    Magnolia #1
    Painting / 151 x 101 cm
  • brotherly love  painting rek
    Brotherly Love
    Painting / 61 x 61 cm
  • evening shadows  painting rek
    Evening Shadows
    Painting / 76 x 76 cm
  • teal magnolias  painting rek
    Teal Magnolias
    Painting / 121 x 91 cm
  • bleu intense  painting rek
    Bleu Intense
    Painting / 61 x 91 cm
  • curiosity #2  painting rek
    Curiosity #2
    Painting / 60 x 90 cm
  • confidence  painting rek
    Confidence
    Painting / 60 x 90 cm
  • african kudu painting rek
    African Kudu
    Painting / 90 x 120 cm
REK is an established artist based in Brisbane, Queensland. His popular artworks draw inspiration from the beauty and intricate details found in the natural world, in particular he has become known synonymously as a realistic avian specialist.
While being closely associated with the world of birds, REK has also been recognised independently for his male figurative and organic inspired abstract works, both of which have been honoured with notable art prize nominations.

REK Studied at the Brisbane Institute of Art and BPC Studio. He has exhibited consistently in solo and group exhibitions in Brisbane, Melbourne and the Gold Coast since 2008.

His work has proliferated in recent years and is held in collections from every corner of Australia and across the globe. His artwork has been commissioned for children’s books, appeared on Chanel 10’s Healthy Homes Australia and has been a finalist in many competitive art prizes including The Brisbane Rotary Art Prize, Queensland Figurative, the Art Lovers Australia Art Prize and the Lethbridge 20,000.

He is a member of the Queensland Wildlife Artist’s Society and was the People’s choice recipient for the Societies' 2019 exhibition. In 2020 REK was The feature artist and guest judge at the Royal Queensland art Societies' Biannual Exhibition "All Creatures and Wild Things" Held at Petrie Terrace Gallery.

On emerging REK committed to using his work to support and raise awareness for worthy causes. in the subsequent fifteen years he has donated dozens of paintings to raise funds for The Birdlife Australia Foundation, The RBWH foundation, Children’s Hospital Foundation and The Perry Cross Spinal Research Foundation to name just a few.

Awards - Finalist Queensland Figurative Royal QLD Art Society - 2020 Finalist Lethbridge 20,000 Small Scale Art Award - 2020 Finalist Art Lovers Australia Prize 2020 - Top 100 - 2020 Finalist Brisbane Rotary Art Spectacular - 2019 People's choice Qld Wildlife Artists Society Prize - 2019 Exhibitions - 2020 An Exhibition On Colour - Group Exhibition , Art to Art Gallery - Melbourne 2020 BIG, Art to Art Gallery - Melbourne 2020 All Creatures and Wild Things - *Royal Qld Art Society prize Judge and Featured Artist *, Petrie Terrace Gallery 2020 New Beginnings , Revival Gallery 2019 Paper Love , Hang about Gallery 2019 Wild Impressions , Mt Coot-tha Botanic Gardens – 2019 Grand opening exhibition , Hang about Gallery 2019 The Birdcage - Solo , Revival Gallery Brisbane 2019 On the wild side , Matthew Flinders Gallery 2018 Summer Soiree , Revival Art Gallery 2018 RBWH Charity Exhibition, Ned Hanlon Gallery 2018 Birds and Brumbies - Solo exhibition, Ned Hanlon Gallery 2018 Natura Australis , The Stables Ascot 2015 Urban Canvas Creative collective Grand opening , Gold Coast Show Grounds 2015 Urban Bisbane , Pinto Gallery 2014 IREK, Graydon Gallery 2012 9.2.5, C Gallery 2012 Art Gasworks Grand opening, Art Gasworks 2010 Grand Opening Exhibition , C Gallery 2008 Brisbane Story , Kylie Farelly Galleries Accolades Gallery category finalist – “L’amour En Chartreuse” Lethbridge 20000 small scale art award 2020 Prize judge and featured artist - Royal Queensland Art Society “All Creatures and Wild Things” Biennial Prize -2020 Finalist top 100 , “Introspective Shadows no.1 “ Art Lovers Australia Prize 2020 Finalist, “Stand Out From The Crowd” Brisbane Rotary Art Prize 2019 People’s Choice Award, “Introspective Shadows no.1 “ QWASI Art Prize – 2019 Bluethumb Art Feature choice –“The Scarlet Regina (Santina)” - 2020 Bluethumb Art Feature choice –“Great Expectations” - 2020 Bluethumb Art Feature choice –“Open Space” - 2020 Bluethumb Art Feature choice – “Introspective Shadows no.1 “ 2019 Bluethumb Featured Artist – Bluethumb - 2018