8 December 1928
20 August 2018
England 1961-66; England, Europe, USA 1968; France 1970-71; Japan 1973; France 1975, 1981; Europe 1985
Artist (painter) | Artist (water-colouristist) | Drawer | Printmaker
Worked: Australia (VIC, QLD, NSW). Etchings, Lithographs, Monotypes, Screenprints
Born in Sydney on 8 December 1928, where he studied drawing, Charles Blackman is self-taught as a painter. He moved to Melbourne in 1950 and in 1953 studied lithography at Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology and produced about 12 lithographs. These are monotypes from c.1957. Since 1967 he has produced series of screenprints, etchings and lithographs, all of which have been commercially editioned.
Married to Barbara Blackman