Kristian Mumford

Artist/Painter Male Victor Harbor, South Australia, Australia My MM URL:
Mayhem # 745118

About Me

I am a professional Artist. Im interested in exhibiting universal and timeless themes.

I dont 'shoot', I paint for art exhibition/private collection. However, in this day and age, i use photography in the process quite a bit, especially when painting 'sittings' are irrelevant. Masters like maxwell Parish even used glass photography to paint from in the 1910s and 20s. So please keep all this in mind when quoting me fees and charges. To start, I will most likely take 1hr worth of photo's to turn into a painting to aviod the large expense's and inconveniences. Most models cant be plein air painted. My paintings can take 1 or 2 or 5 days and a lot of commitment.

I may consider a test run (TFP) if i like the look of ya, you can communicate promptly, and demonstrate commitment . Commitment is not a restriction of freedom, it is a setting aside a space and time for something your keen on.

If you want to test out with me, you must be open to part clothed, langerie or art nude.

I make 'elegance' and 'the beauty' only with the right muse.
IF you havn't worked with an artist before - or romanticize the artist, read this; … ist-part-2

Most of my business is landscape, is a good way to check me out, apart from actually doing me justice and seeing my work in the galleries and collections.

No dramas, no worries, no email or fb tennis either. If you express an interest or make arrangements, but think its ok to bale on me - its not ok! Go see my art - browse or whatever, but dont waste my personal time.

If you just want to be a fan, thats ok - email me or get on my newsletter.

I personally CARE about making the best painting I can produce. Fine Art isnt pop, it isnt a sport, and neither is it really about getting a designer or adviser to tell you what to invest in - its natural and if you love it, you see its beauty everywhere, responsible for the happiness of a community and individuals.

my lifestyle, type of work has me out in the open country 1.3 hrs south of adelaide at Encounter Bay. I do go to the cities (adelaide or melbourne /lived in both) occasionally, and stay overnight, which is how ive been organising any artwork there, otherwise its at my beautiful studio on the Fleurieu.


I do a fair amount of glamour work. I don’t have a great deal of sheer/topless/nude glamour collection work on the web because it would scare the hell out of the housewives since october08


ARTISTS I have compositioned with..
cal mero
david Whyte
chiara fersini … otostream/
Neli Huie - MM#799624
Lloyd Rosen (Photographer) #254328
Eyeworks  #14145
Christopher Colquhoun
C Hough
angela burdine #380605
Nina pak (Photographer)
David Charles (Photographer) #422952
Camargo Photo Graphics (Photoshop Wizard)
The Dalai Harma - MM#433079
Mark A Lively  #97097
Sinbad Kazakian #472706

MODELS and people
Amy Blue
Hannah Wakefield
Anoush Anou
Delilah divine
Jim keays
Phillipa #2112111
Blue bird/ alex
Kat Skow
Ivory Flame
Ella Rose
Raphella McNammera
Muse #443175
C r i s t i a n a
Jessica Truscott
Miserysmalice #665255
Jen-Marie (Model)
Elektra Goncharova (Model)
Holy Love Day
Shannon A #223244
Amonette (Model) #140664

Mira Torres (Model) #676667
and lots more + ones not on MM

Dragon's Blood Creations & Wendy Tonzing -

THANKS to everyone that i have worked with you are all brilliant x 

A W A R D S  &  P R I Z E S  &  R E S I D E N C I E S
1996 David and Frank Bulbeck Memorial Art Prize;1996 Club Champion mirror class Victor Harbor Yacht Club. 1997 The Art and Design prize, Willunga High, South Australia.1999 Deans Merit for High Academic achievement at UniSA (High Distiction in Digital Sound Production, UniSA). 2000 Artist Residency, Steim Centre for performing technology, Residency, Amsterdam, Holland. Awarded member of Golden Key society (2000). 2000 B[if]tek Award finalist, "Best home-made device, software or machine modification". 2000 Australian Network for Art and Technology travel grant. 2002 Australian Council, Arts SA, Arts grant. 2003 Adelaide City Council, Community Arts grant. 2004 Australian Government Natural Heritage Trust Grant. 2004 nomination for ABC Open Garden Scheme 2004 South Australia. 2005 Australian Government Natural Heritage Trust Grant. 2006 Artist residency @ Waverley Estate, Port Elliot. 2007 Transplant grant, Victoria. 2007 Artist residency @ former Dail Hickey's studio, Eltham, Victoria
2008 Rainbow Serpent festival Arts Grant. 2009 Victoria Cancer Foundation Art Award
2009 self organized Artist residency @ shop16 Elizabeth Street Croydan, SA
2009 Finalist in Mortimore Prize; 2009 Finalist in Hans Heysen Prize. 2009 Finalist Aesthetica Magazine, York, UK. 2009 collaborated with first famous nude model Holly aka Ivory Flame from England. 2010 self organized Artist residency @ Encounter Bay, SA 2010. Live painting at rainbow serpent festival 2010. 2010 Fluerieu Landscape one day painting Prize merit Award.
2010 Member of the International Academy of the Visual Arts. Member of National Association of Visual Artists (NAVA)
2011 First Prize National just nude Art Prize, Ipswich, Australia.
2011 Peoples choice winner, State Clifton Art prize, SA, 2011. 2010. Member of the Fleurieu Art Trail, home of the worlds richest landscape prize. 2011, Published first book with VP&D. 2011 Collaborated with famous model Belle Z from England, Kat Skow, Perth, Jessamyn Rose from New York. Winner of Peoples choice award, Cliftons Art prize 2011. 2011 Finalist, Fleurieu Vista Art Prize 2011, worlds richest landscape prize. Merit Award Mclaren Vale Harvest Festival 2012. Finalist in the world for drawing, Saatchi showdown 2011. Winner of National Just Nudes prize 2012 plus winner of peoples choice Award. Finalist in The Advertiser Business SA Contemporary Art Prize 2012.  Finalist in the prestigious Hans Heysen Prize, Mortimore, Aesthetica (England) and Fleurieu Vista Art Prize 2011, worlds richest landscape prize.

A R T  E X H I B I T I O N S (selected ones only of about 50!)

ANL Seafarers Art Exhition 2012 (Melbourne)
Seaview Gallery Group Show 2012 (Victoria)
Mortimore Art prize 2012 (australia)
Loreto Spring Art Show 2012 (south Australia)
The Advertiser Business SA Contemporary Art Prize 2012
Victorian Cancer Council Award 2012 exhibition.
Just Nudes exhibition 2012, (Queensland).
Gallery on Waymouth, 2012 (adelaide)
Mclaren Vale and Fleurieu Art Center, Stump Gallery, 2012
Mt Waverley Art Show, 2012 (Victoria)
Mclaren vale harvest Festival Art Show 2012
Alexandrina Art Prize 2012
rainbow serpent festival 2012 (Victoria)
2011 |  Fleurieu Vista Art Prize 2011, Darenburg Winnery (SA)
australianartsales 30 realists gallery
Mortimore Art prize 2011
Convent Gallery solo show, 2011 (Victoria)
Camberwell Rotary Art Show 2011 (Victoria)
2011 | Red Hill Gallery, Brisbane
2011 | Victor Harbor Art Show, South Australia
2010 | Solo, Art House hotel, Sydney, New South Wales
Solo exhibtion, Max Dawn Gallery, 2010
Victor Harbor Art Show 2010 (South Australia)
2011 | 30 best realists gallery, Australian Art Sales
2010 | Group, Camberwell Art Show, Victoria
Eye2eye Gallery (south Australia)
2010 | Invitational Australian Group show, Agora, New York City, USA
2010 | Solo, Max Dawn gallery, Adelaide
Helpmann Academy Maestros and Apprentices Auction
Hans Heysen Art Prize exhibition 2009 (South Australia)
Chapman and Bailey, group exhibition, 2009 (Victoria)
2009 | Solo Exhibition, 4th wall gallery, Dallas, Texas, USA |
2009 | Exhibition, Tibili Auction House, Tibili, Georgia |
2009 | Solo Exhibition, Convent Gallery, Victoria |
2009 | group show, Agora Gallery, USA |
2009 | group; Domo Furniture, North Adelaide
2009 | group Exhibition, Saint Ignatius Art Show, SA |
2009 | Solo Exhibition, Stephen Sinclair Gallery, Adelaide |
2009 - Pulteny Grammer Art Show, South Australia.
2008 | Consignment, Convent Gallery, Victoria |
2008 - Tin Cat Cafe, Adelaide
2008 | Solo Exhibition, Stephen Sinclair Gallery, Adelaide |
2008 | Group show, St Ignatius College “IGNITE” exhibition, Adelaide |
Group Exhibition, David Jones 1997, Adelaide

Selected COMMISSIONS / projects
Numerous private portraits, and commissions. Land art project, Australian Government, Yorke Peninsula, South Australia and Fox Creek, Adelaide Hills (SA). Several Private Garden estate designs. Caretaker of Waverley Estate BnB.
Selected reviews and publications (visual art only) Courier Newspaper. International Dictionary of Artists Volume I 2011. The Advertiser. Times Newspaper 2011. Aesthetica Creative Works Annual 2010. … 9723.aspx. On the walls, Adelaide Matters, may 2009, Adelaide. Advertiser 17 april 2010
Women in Art, Frost, Frost magazine, 2005, Sydney. Glam Adelaide magazine.
Garden of Obsession, Permaculture Association of South Australia, sept 2003, Adelaide
Real Time+On Screen, Aug.-Sept. 2002, Seen, Visual Art, p. 18, Reid, C.; Onion magazine, nov 01 – nov 14 2001 Vol 2 issue 84

                Public Collections
Onkaparinga Council chambers, Cliftons SA, Art House Hotel (New South Wales), Willunga High school; Mortlock Library Special Archive; Stiem Library of Holland. Fine Arts,
Private collections
South Australia, Victoria, Perth (Western Australia), Holland, Germany, New York(USA) and London(U.K).

Performance Art
Images used for VJ€™ing, Australias lagest outdoor electronic dance party: Earthcore


Mumford loves the 1950s and down   14 pics
mumford's artist he likes   33 pics
mumfords contemporary/ genre pics normally figure composition representing aspects of everyday life   122 pics
Mumfords figurative LANDSCAPE inspiree   79 pics
Mumfords Gentlemen   10 pics
mumfords portrait picture collection   77 pics
mumfords subject pictures - its theme from history, poetry, mythology or religion.   173 pics
this plannet has two of everything and 1 plus 1 equals 3   17 pics



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