About the Print
About the Artist
Desmond Sweeney is the resident artist at Kawa HeartStudio. Raised on the northern beaches of Sydney with a penchant for the sea, surfing & painting landscapes, the Artist now resides in Fremantle on the west coast of Australia with his partner & fellow creative Dee Tang & their little assistants Rafa Rose, Beau Sunray & guiding angel Kawa Leaf.
A contract with the Scenic Art Department at Opera Australia heralded 5 years as a Scenic Artist painting sets, faux effects, backdrops and props. Desmond has additional 5 years experience teaching special effects props painting, portraiture and scenic painting at the National Institute of Dramatic Arts(NIDA) in Sydney Australia and his teaching continues at the historic Fremantle Arts Centre in Western Australia.
Desmond currently produces original oil and acrylic paintings from his studio in Fremantle and continues to seek new challenges and projects for 8footwalls.