INTRODUCING OUR ARTISTS

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Paul Stumkat

Natural History Artist and Palaeontologist
About Paul

With a background possessing 37 years experience in museum exhibition preparation, Paul has cultivated skills in taxidermy, sculpture and display construction. This has enabled him to partake in the production of innovative displays, accurate scientific models and the production of world class exhibitions. His experience of working in an accurate historical subject matter has been incorporated into many sculpture commissions for cities and rural shires.
 

Challenging mediums such as stone, steel and bronze incorporate his desire for quality and permanence, in contrast to our society's throw-away attitude. However plastics are regularly utilized to create special effects. All the chipping, sanding or casting and smelting of bronze takes place near the shade of Eucalypts with-in Paul's Killarney mountain studio.
Various awards for sculpture over the past 33 years have been presented to him. With major commissions awarded by institutions such as the Queensland Museum, National Parks and Wildlife, and the movie industry.

What you can do with Paul at his Killarney studio

Paul will offer two x 2 hour workshops on palaeontology creating casts of fossils and foot prints that relate to Megafauna of Outback QLD. 10am and 2pm each day. $30 includes all materials, tea and coffee, and instruction by the Artist. BYO play clothes and water bottles. Numbers are capped to a max of 10 people, phone Paul Stumkat to book on 0427 557 834 before 20 Oct 2022

Studio Address: 831 Condamine River Road Killarney

Location of Studio is off Condamine River Road 8.31 Km from the Killarney Co-op. This is a fantastic drive up the Cambanoora Gorge where Paul’s Studio is located. You will need a 4WD as there are 5 water crossing to get over. A sign saying Stumkat Studios will be placed on the road at the grid.