Born and educated in Western Australia, Colin Passmore
relocated with his young family to Noosa Qld in 1982 and
emerged as an exhibiting artist at that time. Since then, he
has become a very popular and innovative artist across
Australia. Over the past 35 years Colin's work has fostered widespread acclaim and notoriety in Australia and
internationally. Having exhibited in nearly every city of Australia also Tokyo Japan in1999. Colins works have found their way to many international collectors inc U.S.A., Canada, England, Hong Kong, Singapore, The Middle East, New Zealand and Holland. Along with University, Corporate and private collections in Australia.
In his practice, Colin has developed distinct themes and unique styles of painting; his best known are the Australian
outback desert series along with the coastal imagery of the well known Paperbark paintings, often experimenting with
various mediums and imagery to satisfy his need for new and exciting working methods. However diverse in his subject.
Colin's work is engrossingly expressive, enrichingly coloured, always recognisable as a Passmore painting, always executed with graphic sensibility that is striking and memorable.