Broken Hill Artists - Jack Absalom

Jack Absalom Self Portrait
Jack Absalom Self Portrait
Courtesy www.jackabsalom.com.au

Broken Hill Artists - Jack Absalom

Jack was born in Port Augusta South Australia in 1927 An artist, author and adventurer, he worked in Broken Hill’s Mines
In 1972, Absalom was introduced to painting after a trip to the Flinders Ranges with a group of artists where he discovered his natural talent. 
Absalom was one of the “Brushmen of the Bush” a group of Broken Hill artists who exhibited their art and raised over a million dollars for charity.The Brushmen included

 

  • Eric Minchin
  • Hugh Schulz
  • John Pickup
  • Jack Absalom
  • Pro Hart 

Jack also starred in a number of ABC TV shows covering outback survival and other Australian outback related documentaries.

Jack Absalom’s art gallery in Broken Hill showcases his oil paintings, prints, publications, DVDs and his opal collection. 

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