Australian artist Joel Rea paints the devastating power of nature in surreal and awe-inspiring series of artwork. The selected paintings, featured below, depict the beautiful narrative of the coexistence of man, animal and nature. Although the power of nature is far greater than the man’s strength, the artist seems to suggest the inherent right of man to dominate the earth and its natural forces.
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Joel Rea was born in 1983 and graduated from Queensland College of Art with a Bachelor of Fine Art in 2003. He has exhibited his work in Australia and the United States and has been acclaimed for his oil paintings in many prestigious art awards through out Australia. In 2013 he was selected for the Archibald Salon Des Refuses exhibition in Sydney, the Black Swan Award for Portraiture in Perth, the Fleurieu Landscape Prize in Adelaide and is the winner of the 2013 ANL Maritime Art Award in Melbourne.
All images courtesy of Joel Rea, and are published with permission.