The wave

Craig Parnaby
Acrylic on linen framed
120x180 cm
The wave

The wave

Craig Parnaby
Acrylic on linen framed
120x180 cm

Morning Beach group 2

Craig Parnaby
Acrylic on Canvas
120x180 cm
Sold
Morning Beach group 2

Morning Beach group 2

Craig Parnaby
Acrylic on Canvas
120x180 cm
Sold

Finding shade

Craig Parnaby
Acrylic on Canvas
120x180 cm
Finding shade

Finding shade

Craig Parnaby
Acrylic on Canvas
120x180 cm

Morning Beach Group

Craig Parnaby
Acrylic on Canvas
120x180 cm
Morning Beach Group

Morning Beach Group

Craig Parnaby
Acrylic on Canvas
120x180 cm

Summer Girl with Ball

Craig Parnaby
Acrylic on Canvas
120x91 cm
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Summer Girl with Ball

Summer Girl with Ball

Craig Parnaby
Acrylic on Canvas
120x91 cm
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Evening Warmth

Craig Parnaby
Acrylic on Canvas
120x91 cm
Sold
Evening Warmth

Evening Warmth

Craig Parnaby
Acrylic on Canvas
120x91 cm
Sold

The Point

Craig Parnaby
Acrylic on Canvas
120x180 cm
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The Point

The Point

Craig Parnaby
Acrylic on Canvas
120x180 cm
Sold

A late surf

Craig Parnaby
Acrylic on Canvas
120x180 cm
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A late surf

A late surf

Craig Parnaby
Acrylic on Canvas
120x180 cm
Sold

A short ride home

Craig Parnaby
Acrylic on Canvas
100x150 cm
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A short ride home

A short ride home

Craig Parnaby
Acrylic on Canvas
100x150 cm
Sold

Away from the sun

Craig Parnaby
Acrylic on Canvas
100x170 cm
Sold
Away from the sun

Away from the sun

Craig Parnaby
Acrylic on Canvas
100x170 cm
Sold

Summer Morning Ride

Craig Parnaby
Acrylic on Canvas
100x170 cm
Sold
Summer Morning Ride

Summer Morning Ride

Craig Parnaby
Acrylic on Canvas
100x170 cm
Sold

New Beach Girl .2

Craig Parnaby
Oil on Canvas
76x63 cm
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New Beach Girl .2

New Beach Girl .2

Craig Parnaby
Oil on Canvas
76x63 cm
Sold

New Beach Girl .1

Craig Parnaby
Oil on Canvas
78x63 cm
Sold
New Beach Girl .1

New Beach Girl .1

Craig Parnaby
Oil on Canvas
78x63 cm
Sold

Saturday Morning Beach Painting

Craig Parnaby
Oil on Canvas
120x200 cm
Sold
Saturday Morning Beach Painting

Saturday Morning Beach Painting

Craig Parnaby
Oil on Canvas
120x200 cm
Sold

Sunday evening beach painting

Craig Parnaby
Oil on Canvas
120x200 cm
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Sunday evening beach painting

Sunday evening beach painting

Craig Parnaby
Oil on Canvas
120x200 cm
Sold

Small Boy with Ball

Craig Parnaby
Acrylic On Linen
50x40 cm
Small Boy with Ball

Small Boy with Ball

Craig Parnaby
Acrylic On Linen
50x40 cm

Small Girl with Ball

Craig Parnaby
Acrylic On Linen
50x40 cm
Sold
Small Girl with Ball

Small Girl with Ball

Craig Parnaby
Acrylic On Linen
50x40 cm
Sold

Beach Girls 1

Craig Parnaby
Acrylic On Linen
60x40 cm
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Beach Girls 1

Beach Girls 1

Craig Parnaby
Acrylic On Linen
60x40 cm
Sold

Beach Girls 2

Craig Parnaby
Acrylic On Linen
60x40 cm
Beach Girls 2

Beach Girls 2

Craig Parnaby
Acrylic On Linen
60x40 cm

Off the Point

Craig Parnaby
Acrylic On Linen
130x100 cm
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Off the Point

Off the Point

Craig Parnaby
Acrylic On Linen
130x100 cm
Sold

After the Swim

Craig Parnaby
Acrylic On Linen
100x80 cm
Sold
After the Swim

After the Swim

Craig Parnaby
Acrylic On Linen
100x80 cm
Sold

Under the Sun

Craig Parnaby
Acrylic On Linen
80x180 cm
Sold
Under the Sun

Under the Sun

Craig Parnaby
Acrylic On Linen
80x180 cm
Sold

Girl with Towel

Craig Parnaby
Oil on Canvas
74x74 cm
Sold
Girl with Towel

Girl with Towel

Craig Parnaby
Oil on Canvas
74x74 cm
Sold

Beach Girl 2

Craig Parnaby
Acrylic On Linen
40x40 cm
Sold
Beach Girl 2

Beach Girl 2

Craig Parnaby
Acrylic On Linen
40x40 cm
Sold

Beach Girl 1

Craig Parnaby
Oil on Canvas
40x40 cm
Sold
Beach Girl 1

Beach Girl 1

Craig Parnaby
Oil on Canvas
40x40 cm
Sold

Summer Girls 2

Craig Parnaby
Acrylic On Linen
80x60 cm
Sold
Summer Girls 2

Summer Girls 2

Craig Parnaby
Acrylic On Linen
80x60 cm
Sold

Summer Girls 1

Craig Parnaby
Acrylic On Linen
60x80 cm
Sold
Summer Girls 1

Summer Girls 1

Craig Parnaby
Acrylic On Linen
60x80 cm
Sold

Girl with Red Ball

Craig Parnaby
Acrylic On Linen
100x80 cm
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Girl with Red Ball

Girl with Red Ball

Craig Parnaby
Acrylic On Linen
100x80 cm
Sold

Big Beach Girl

Craig Parnaby
Acrylic On Linen
100x120 cm
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Big Beach Girl

Big Beach Girl

Craig Parnaby
Acrylic On Linen
100x120 cm
Sold

The Morning Ride

Craig Parnaby
Acrylic On Linen
180x80 cm
Sold
The Morning Ride

The Morning Ride

Craig Parnaby
Acrylic On Linen
180x80 cm
Sold

Boy on Horse

Craig Parnaby
Acrylic On Linen
120x80 cm
Sold
Boy on Horse

Boy on Horse

Craig Parnaby
Acrylic On Linen
120x80 cm
Sold

North End Girls

Craig Parnaby
Acrylic On Linen
80x130 cm
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North End Girls

North End Girls

Craig Parnaby
Acrylic On Linen
80x130 cm
Sold

The Golden Hour

Craig Parnaby
Oil on Linen
100x160 cm
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The Golden Hour

The Golden Hour

Craig Parnaby
Oil on Linen
100x160 cm
Sold

Evening Surf

Craig Parnaby
Oil on Linen
120x250 cm
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Evening Surf

Evening Surf

Craig Parnaby
Oil on Linen
120x250 cm
Sold

The Pool

Craig Parnaby
Oil on Linen
250x120 cm
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The Pool

The Pool

Craig Parnaby
Oil on Linen
250x120 cm
Sold

Biography

Craig Parnaby creates a unique visual iconography of coastal living. His imagery pays homage to the architectural forms and easy-going lifestyle of the urban coastal landscape. Craig’s perspective is positive, youthful and essentially humanist in its celebration of life’s simple pleasures. Parnaby’s figurative works are developing as sculptural studies of the human form. The poses, shadows and spaces around his figures create a three-dimensional illusion of bodies merging with, and emerging from, the landscape like castles in the sand. Parnaby’s strong sense of colour and form capture everything we love about the beauty of the coastline and the pleasure of being near the water. The tonal variations of umber beach figures in contrast to the turquoise sea and raspberry reds and oranges of bathers’ beach apparel create warmth that glows on the canvas.

MAJOR SOLO EXHIBITIONS
14+ in Gold Coast, Queenscliff, Woollahra, Hong Kong

2022 Gallery One, Gold Coast, Queensland ‘Summer Days’
2012 Gallery One, Gold Coast, Queensland ‘Summer Sun’
2014  Gallery One, Gold Coast, Queensland New Paintings – featured in the U on Sunday, Sunday Mail article by Fiona Purdon
2015  Gallery One, Gold Coast ‘Under the Sun’
2016  Gallery One, Gold Coast Queensland ‘A Summer’s Day’2018 Gallery One, Gold Coast Queensland ‘Summer’

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS
17+ in Gold Coast, Moore Park, Carlton, Melbourne, Bondi, Paddington, Woollahra.

2011 Gallery One,Gold Coast,Queensland Parnaby & Davies–Art & Sculpture 2010 Gallery One, Gold Coast, Queensland Gold Coast Perspectives
2020 Gallery One, Gold Coast, Queensland Christmas Exhibition

COLLECTIONS

GOLD COAST UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL

COLLAROY HOTEL SYDNEY

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