Welcome to Montville Art Gallery

Rod McArter
Canadian born, Rod McArter is a full time professional artist and writer now residing with his wife on the Sunshine Coast. He is a versatile artist who enjoys using a variety of textures and medium products and is equally comfortable with brushes and palette knives. Rod is passionate about his art and combines an impressionistic feel and balance to his paintings which reflects his background as a professional illustrator and graphic designer. Inspired by the beach environment, he enjoys painting traditional style oil paintings which capture the beauty of the Sunshine Coast.Rod also has a passion for sports fishing. He is an experienced fly fisher and avid catch and release advocate. He has meticulously put together a series of authentic paintings and prints designed specifically for people who enjoy viewing fish in their natural environment.Priding himself in having each scene truly authentic, Rod travels the world researching material, collecting photographs, filming underwater movies, It has taken him years of dedication gathering reference and seeking advice from Government Departments and professional fishing guides.Currently, Rod is involved in writing and illustrating and educational training book on fly-fishing casting techniques for both the beginner and the more experienced fly fisher. The book will be published and released in late 2011.For many years Rod has kept bees on his property. Not only does he find this hobby interesting and educational, he also enjoys the fruits of his labour.An inaugural member of the National Portrait Gallerys Circle of Friends, Rods paintings have been sold internationally in Canada, USA, Europe, South America and, of course, throughout Australia.
"Sunshine Coast Path"
Media:
Acrylic on canvas
Price:
$3300 AUD
Image Size:
60cm by 150cm
Stock no:
26080
'Jabiru & Cockatoo'
Media:
Acrylic on canvas
Price:
$1850 AUD
Image Size:
50cm by 50cm
Frame Size:
63cm by 63cm
Stock no:
25680
'Billabong'
Media:
Acrylic on canvas
Price:
$1850 AUD
Image Size:
50cm by 50cm
Frame Size:
63cm by 63cm
Stock no:
25679
'Dunes, Coolum'
Media:
Acrylic on canvas
Price:
$2750 AUD
Image Size:
100cm by 70cm
Stock no:
25678
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"The Red Sea"
Media:
Acrylic on canvas
Price:
$1450 AUD
Image Size:
60cm by 60cm
Stock no:
25552
"Quiet Moorings"
Media:
Acrylic on canvas
Price:
$3300 AUD
Image Size:
91cm by 122cm
Stock no:
25520
"Sand Dunes at Coolum Beach"
Media:
Acrylic on canvas
Price:
$2750 AUD
Image Size:
100cm by 70cm
Stock no:
24658