Dean Reilly works predominately in 2D mediums. After a long and distinguished career as an art director, he has developed as a diverse and provocative contemporary artist. His works are progressive and are underpinned by his academic studies. His works is highly acclaimed for their style, design and variation. Dean’s commitment to quality is outstanding and his constant search for ‘the fantastic’ has an enduring presence. He continues to delight and inspire collectors around the world with his unique approach to painting.
Dean has been a finalist in the prestigious Archibald Prize and a finalist in the Moran Art Prize, the world’s richest portrait art competition, for three consecutive years. He has been painting professionally for 19 years and has held successful solo and joint thematic exhibitions throughout Australia. Dean is a mid-career, highly collectable Australian artist; his work can be found in many prestigious private collections around the world. Dean is represented both in Australia and Internationally.