In 1998 Graham lived as an Artist In Residence at Dunmoochin, Victoria, the home of renowned Australian artist Clifton Pugh. In 2003 he traveled to China where he lived for 4 years and met some great Chinese artists who showed him the techniques of ink wash painting.
After 25 Years of professionally Painting he has won many awards, including a number of first places, has had sell-out exhibitions at Prouds Art Gallery Sydney and had his paintings in some of Australia's most prestigious Art Galleries as well as the Korean consulate.
Graham presently lives in Lithgow NSW. After 25 years of professional painting Graham's works have been presented to visiting dignitaries, sports persons and are represented in private collections all over the world.
Paintings by Australian artists - Landscape, Seascape, Abstract, Contempoary, Impressionist, Figurative, Still Life, Mixed Media, Murals and Banners, Nature Studies, Pop Art, Surrealism plus other miscellaneous works
Landscape-paintings-australia.com is a gallery of paintings by Graham Gercken.
Graham was born in Queensland Australia in 1960. He then lived in Penrith from 1961-1983.
Predominantly self taught he chose oil paints as his medium and painted wet into wet, which is the style of the impressionist artists and lends itself best for outdoor painting like those of the Heidelberg school of artists.
1984 saw Graham move to the "World Heritage listed" Blue Mountains west of Sydney. His professional career started by selling paintings to the buses of tourists who visit the Three Sisters every day. His works were well received and he spent 10 years painting at Echo point.