about this artist
Ian de Souza’s arts practice spans 25 years. He is experienced in all mediums, with water-based colours and inks being his preference. Ian ‘s most recent works involve a process of bleeding inks through layers of rice paper, inspired by his recent travels to India, China and South East Asia.
Ian was born in Muar, West Malaysia in 1939 and migrated to Australia aged 16. He has since travelled extensively, lived in the south of France for a decade and finally settled in Fremantle in 1981. Winner of a number of awards, Ian de Souza’s work is represented in private and corporate collections worldwide.