formal training was received at Julian Ashton Art School, Sydney, in 1973/4. a career in art was not pursued.
realistic artworks in graphite and charcoal by Armin Mersmann attracted my attention in 2000 and have been working in this medium since then.
i am retired and a hobby artist. i am a member and secretary of Toukley & Districts Art Society Inc., which operates a small gallery at Wallarah Peace Park, Gorokan.