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Ben Shearer

 (Born 1941)
Ben Shearer is active/lives in Australia.  Ben Shearer is known for watercolor landscape, national park and outback painting, fabric design, teaching.

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Ben Shearer


Ben Shearer (born 1941 in Adelaide, South Australia) is an Australian artist who specializes in watercolor painting of the Outback.

When Shearer was six years old, an injury during a game of cricket resulted in blindness of his right eye. He claims this accident as the reason he spent hours painting in school instead of playing sports. Shearer has also said he attributes his creativity and passion of art to his ancestors, John and David Shearer, inventors of the first steam-powered motor car.

After finishing school, Shearer was awarded a Wool Research Fund Scholarship to the Gordon Institute of Technology in Geelong, Victoria and studied textiles. During this time, he lived at the Geelong Grammar S  ...  Displaying 750 of 2369 characters.



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About  Ben Shearer

Born:  1941 - Adelaide, Australia
Known for:  watercolor landscape, national park and outback painting, fabric design, teaching