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I create Art for Melbourne & Internationally…
Mendo is a Melbourne based artist that also lives part-time in Blairgowrie along the Mornington Peninsula. He has been studying art and working fulltime for over 12 years with a prolific collection spread throughout the world.
His style captures the essense of seascapes, landscapes and feelings of inner beauty. All pieces are for inward reflection on life, nature and self.
Mendo is a registered as an Australian Artist with the National Register for Arts & Artist in a Australia. A certificate of Authenticity is included with all artworks.
His main influences are seascapes, landscapes and seasons within Victoria..
Born and raised in the Melbourne, Mendo is a professional full time Abstract Artist of 9 years. His precocious talent started by drawing as a child which led to street art, graphic design and industrial design, eventually developing to abstract art. Like most people Mendo chased the formula of life of getting good grades at University for a good job. Even after achieving honours in Microbiology, Mendo went back to his real passion, ART. His great learnings during his thesis in a laboratory taught him to work autonomously and gave him the love for experimenting. These experiments are what you see in Mendo’s works.
I once chased the formula in life, get good grades, go to University, get good grades, get a good job. While an honours degree may help me get work, it didn’t give me the life I wanted. I threw it all away to go back to original passion, ART.
I did learn two great things while working on my thesis in a laboratory. How to work autonomously and the love for experimenting. This has made my career as an artist so much more rewarding and happier.
I started to sell artworks online due to compliments from friends and then threw away my day job to open my first market stall at the Victorian Art Centre Market. Here I sold artworks to the Chairman of the Singapore Art Gallery and many other international clients. I then focused on custom art because it didn’t exist.
Now hotels, businesses, families, stores and random Google searchers find me online.
It’s the most rewarding career I could ever do. I make people happy and I love creating art.
BRUNSWICK STREET GALLERY – 2016
CAM ART (CAMBERWELL GIRLS SCHOOL) 28th–30th November 2014
VICTORIAN DESIGNER FLOORS JOINT EXPO APRIL 2014
LEXUS IS RANGE LAUNCH 2013
SYDNEY ART SHOW 2012
ART MELBOURNE, ROYAL EXHIBITION BUILDING, Carlton – 2011 & 2012
ART YARRAMANUA – 500 Collins St, Melbourne CBD.
BRUNSWICK STREET GALLERY – Fitzroy
JANES GALLERY – East New Plymouth, NEW ZEALAND
MICHAEL BOYD GALLERY – Collingwood, Melbourne, AUSTRALIA.
PER METRE SQUARE – Collingwood, Melbourne, AUSTRALIA.