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Meet Ric

Founding Artist of The SHAC, Ric Abel is an established oil painter whose work explores the viscosity of paint and life.

An artist and former restauranteur, Ric ran "Bohemian-vibed" restaurants in Manly and Crows Next and is now based full time in Robertson.

Ric was a finalist in the 2013 Blake Prize as wel as a finalist in the Archibald's Salon de Rufusés.

He is represented by Maunsell Wickes after being recommended to the distinguished Paddington gallery by John Olsen.

Ric also offers one-to-one tailored tuition. Contact Ric on 0450 959 355 or email your enquiry to

You can view Ric's artwork at

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