Kororoit Escarpment

Listen to RJ play the guitar

  

Robert Jackson - artist

Phone: 0432 582 296

Email:

Lives in Melbourne's West.  

Active for over 30 years in:

  • Music
  • Visual arts
  • Theatre  

Inspired by the landscape, history, geology and community of his local area. He is an active community artist.

2013 has seen the production of a large mural for St Albans SC Science Building. 

2010 Winner ofthe inaugural Westpac Sunshine Art Prize.

2011 King of Brimbank Festival.

  

Painting

Painting and Drawing since childhood.

His main work is landscapes; particularly of the western plains region of Melbourne, with an emphasis on the human impact on the fragile and remnant ecology. He has been an active muralist in his locality and has produced work for schools, and community centres.

Working In the Community

Robert currently sits on a number of committees.

He is president of the Albion Ardeer Community Club Inc.

See http://www.communityclub.org.au

for more info on their activities.

He is also on the committee of Friends of Iramoo

which promotes conservation of our native grasslands and sustainability throughout Melbourne's west. He also sits on the steering committe of the proposed Eco-Living Centre at Iramoo@VU.

Those interested in the history and ecology of the region can find information through the

Friends of Kororoit Creek

Alice's Playground Opening July 2013

Acting

Theatre Shows

Street Theatre

TV Ads

Film

See CV for details

© 2009 Robert Jackson

Robert Jackson

CV

Music

Legless Lizards 

Original world music trio.

Currently producing:

Dwelling People - City of Light/Spirit of Place - Son et Lumiere

Arcadia - music,dance and projections.

Sea of Grass - CD

Journey to Nerm - CD

Indigenous Zen Garden - CD

  

Guitar

He has been playing the guitar for over 40 years.

Over 4 hours of repertoire

  • Classical Pieces
  • Jazz Standards
  • Rags
  • Ragas
  • Blues
  • Originals
  • Good Ol' R&R
  • Folk Music from all over the world  

Brings a beautiful ambience to any gathering.....as: 

Recharge Robbie

Completely self-contained

Clean, Green and Carbon Friendly with his portable rechargable amplifier .

  

  

  

  

  

  

  

  

  

  

  

  

  

 

  

Though his main instruments are guitar and saxophone, he also plays a number of others: computer, didgeridoo, sitar, various flutes and whistles, bass, keyboards and a few homemades. He studied composition at the VCA and Improvisation with Al Wunder. He continues to write extensively and explore all aspects of music theory and practice.