Ben Quilty

Ben Quilty lives and works in the Southern Highlands of New South Wales. Widely known for his thickly worked, gestural oil paintings, Ben has worked across a range of media including drawing, photography, sculpture, installation and film. His works often respond to social and political events, from the current global refugee crisis to the complex social history of Australia; he is constantly critiquing notions of identity, patriotism and male rites of passage. His latest book is Home: Drawings by Syrian Children.