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2017

Marcus from Egypt - 2017

“Marcus from Egypt” 40cm x 50cm (16″ x 20″) Oil on W&N canvas texture paper 300gsm. It had been a while since I painted a black face. Notwithstanding time I …

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Boy painting for Marina - 2017

“Boy painting for Marina” 40cm x 50cm (16″ x 20″) Oil on W&N canvas texture paper 300gsm. This is a painting I did for , one of my students as …

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Toddler Study 2017 - 2017

“Toddler study” 40cm x 50cm (16″ x 20″) Oil on W&N canvas texture paper 300gsm. As part of my objective to, Gain back the time spent without painting, and Create …

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Naomi 2017 - 2017

“Naomi.” 40cm x 50cm (16″ x 20″) Oil on W&N canvas texture paper 300gsm. On the happy side with this study after 2.5 years in the doldrums. My eyesight got …

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2014

Dani 2014 - 2014

Dani Samuels 2014, 23″ x 31.5″ (48 x 80cm). Oil on primed board. Phillip Carrero. At the very moment I was signing this painting Dani was on fire, throwing a new personal best …

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Vaulter article March 5, 2014 - 2014

Phillip Carrero Captures the Art of Vaulting in Painting of American Legend Joe Dial March 5, 2014 by Grant Overstake 3 Comments Australian Phillip Carrero’s giant oil on canvas captures Joe …

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2013

Dani at the Hunter - 2013

23.5″ x 31.5″ (60cm x 80cm) Soft pastel on board . Dani at the Hunter. One of two paintings I want to do of our best discus thower ever. Dani …

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Dani’s thoughts - 2013

 Soft pastels on Mi-Teintes board 14″ x 16″ (36cm x 40cm) Preliminary study for a portrait of Dani Samuels to exhibit at SOPAC. It’s been a while since I did …

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Joe Dial with flag 1986 - 2013

915 cm x 122 cm (36″ x 48″) Oil on stretched canvas. Joe Dial With Flag 1986, Phillip Carrero 2013. Portrait of Joe Dial commissioned by his loving wife and …

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Joe Dial, preliminary studies - 2013

Joe Dial With Flag 1 and 2. Preliminary studies in soft pastels 16″ X 24″ on Mi-Teintes pastel board. This are two small studies in soft pastels. The work was …

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Soft pastels – Tilly and Elsie - 2013

30cm x 41cm (A3) Soft Pastels on rough Mi-Teintes board. Phil Carrero From the gir’s medal winning performances at the Australian Junior Championships Perth 2013 My first attempt to learn pastels. …

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Early pastels experience - 2013

All three studies: 30cm x 41cm (A3) Soft Pastels on rough Mi-Teintes paper. Phil Carrero I have not entered this three studies individually because they were quick practice sketches of two …

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2012

Trevi. Right Triton - 2012

36 x 24 (91.5cm x 61.0cm) Oil on canvas board. Right side of a triptic set on the Trevi Fountain at Rome. Phil Carrero. The design of the trevi fountain …

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2011

Greg Eyears - 2011

61cm x 76.2cm (24″ x 30″) Oil on canvas board. Greg won the 2010 Australian Open 110m hurdles with a season best 13:82 (w: 2.1), having clocked 13:94 in the …

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2010

Sarah’s bottle and toys - 2010

30″ x 24″ (76.3cm x 61.0cm) Oil on Canvas board. Phil Carrero. Still life painted for Phillip’s daughter Sarah Louise when she was 2. Legendary A.J, her runners and socks, bottle …

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Justin Merlino - 2010

79cm x 61cm (30″ x 24″) Oil on canvas board. Phillip Carrero 2009 Justin commenced Little Athletics in under-9s and got into hurdling by mistake after his father entered him …

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Youcef Abdi - 2010

79cm x 61cm (30″ x 24″) Oil on canvas board. Phillip Carrero 2009 Youcef began his athletics career over 800m and at the 1996 World Junior Championships in Sydney, representing …

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Carrero Art School, art classes. - 2010

Art Classes and Tuition. The “Carrero Art Studio” I’ve designed the course based on the old schools of early Australian artists. They in turn applied what they learned in the old …

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2009

Steve Hooker (Head) - 2009

76cm x 61cm (30″ x 24″) Oil on Canvas Board. Phillip Carrero Steve Hooker created history at the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games, becoming the first Australian to win a gold …

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Michael Sullivan - 2009

79cm x 61cm (30″ x 24″) Oil on canvas board. Phillip Carrero 2010 Michael Sullivan (born 18 June 1980 in Taree, New South Wales) is an Australian professional rugby league …

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2008

Sally Mclellan Pearson - 2008

71cm x 51cm (28″ x 20″) Graphite and charcoal on illustration board. Phillip Carrero 2009 Sally Pearson (née McLellan) (born 19 September 1986[3]) is an Australian athlete. She is the 2011 World champion and 2012 Olympic champion in …

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Scott Martin - 2008

71cm x 51cm (28″ x 20″) Graphite and charcoal on illustration board. Phillip Carrero 2009 Scott opened his account well in the Olympic Games qualifying round, launching the big metal …

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Jana Pittman 98 - 2008

71cm x 51cm (28″ x 20″) Graphite and charcoal on illustration board. Jana missed the 2007-2008 domestic season due to injury. She returned to the track mid-2008 aiming to compete …

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2007

Steven Hooker - 2007

57cm x 62cm. Graphite and Charcoal drawing on 350gsm,  watercolour paper rough. Phil Carrero Steven “Steve” Hooker OAM is an Australian pole vaulter and Olympic gold medalist. His personal best …

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Paul ‘Budgie’ Burgess - 2007

57cm x 62cm. Graphite and Charcoal drawing on 350gsm,  watercolour paper rough. Paul was in great form domestically in 2005 clearing 5.91, 5.95 and 6.00m – the three highest vaults …

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Trevi, Neptune Rules - 2007

36 x 24 (91.5cm x 61.0cm) Oil on canvas board. Centerpiece of a triptic set on the Trevi Fountain at Rome. Phil Carrero In 1629 Pope Urban VIII, finding the earlier …

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Kym Howe - 2007

57cm x 62cm. Graphite and Charcoal drawing on 350gsm,  watercolour paper rough. Phillip Carrero Kym Michelle Howe-Nadin (born 12 June 1980 in Perth, Western Australia) is an Australian athlete competing in the pole vault. She …

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Yelena Isinbayeva: On High - 2007

57cm x 62cm. Graphite and Charcoal drawing on 350gsm  watercolour paper rough. Phillip Carrero Yelena Isinbayeva at the peak of her career. Visible in this drawing, she was one of …

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Yelena Isinbayeva with spikes. - 2007

57cm x 62cm. Graphite and Charcoal drawing on 350gsm,  watercolour paper rough. Phillip Carrero Autographed by Yelena at the IAAF Golden Gala meet, London 2007. Yelena Gadzhievna Isinbayeva is a …

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Jane Saville 215 - 2007

   76cm x 61cm (30″ x 24″) Oil on Canvas Board, Phillip Carrero Oceania/Commonwealth/national record – 20km walk. Three times Commonwealth Champion and one of the iconic bastions of Sydney and …

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2006

Tatiana Grigorieva - 2006

76cm x 51 cm (30″ x 20″) Oil on canvas. Phillip Carrero Tatiana Grigorieva, Sydney 2000’s darling. Australian’s world class 4.58m pole vaulter (Daegu, Korea 2006). A former national-level 400m …

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Paul Burgess, A 6M Vaulter - 2006

76cm x 61cm (30″ x 24″) Oil on Canvas Board The Subject: Second ever Aussie, first Australian-born, over 6m. Budgie topped the world rankings in 2006. Burgess was originally a …

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Cuddled In - 2006

20″ x 16″. Oil on canvas board, Hyde Park, Sydney. Phillip Carrero. Lunch hour at Hyde Park, tourists and office workers everywhere. This fellow comes and in two minutes he’s …

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2005

Richard And Trisha. - 2005

40cm x 60cm. Portrait of Richard and Trisha Duke in the wedding limousine. Phillip Carrero. I knew Trisha Phoon from the days of helping users of Ms Access database in …

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Nicole Kidman, “Wisdom” - 2005

20 x 16. Oil on canvas board, Nicole Kidman. Phillip Carrero. In January of 2006, Nicole was awarded Australia’s highest honor, the Companion in the Order of Australia. She was …

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Nicole “Bewitched” - 2005

20 x 16. Oil on canvas board, Nicole Kidman. Phillip Carrero. Nicole Kidman’s first acting role was as a sheep in a school nativity play. She was five years old. …

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Cate - 2005

  23 x 16. Oil on primed board. Oh My. . . It’s Cate Blanchet! Phillip Carrero. Cate Blanchett was born on May 14, 1969 in Australia to an American father …

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Kylie - 2005

30″ x 20″. Oil on canvas board, Kylie Minogue. Phillip Carrero. Kylie Ann Minogue, OBE (born 28 May 1968), often known simply as Kylie, is an Australian singer, recording artist, songwriter and actress. After beginning …

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2004

Manuel Blasco, study on Adolf - 2004

11 x 16. Drawing on cartridge, Phillip Carrero. This subject is part of a series of drawings I catalogued from several artists. I used them as studies for myself as …

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Susanna and the Elders, study on Rubens. - 2004

52 x 62 cm. Oil on board. Study on Reubens’ “Susanna and the Elders” (c1606). Llewena Carrero This is the first and only oil painting my wife Llewena did. I …

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Elisabeth Vigée Lebrun, study on Pajou - 2004

40cm x 50cm. Oil on board. From a sculpture by Augustin Pajou – 1783 -. Phillip Carrero. Bust of Vigee Le Brun – 1783 Artist: Augustin Pajou (1730-1809) Terra-cota Bust …

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Hercules And Antaeus, study on Giambologna - 2004

50cm x 82cm oil on canvas board. Study based on Giambologna’s sculpture work. Phillip Carrero. The small bronze portrays Hercules, recognisable by the lion’s pelt tied around his waist, as he …

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Maria Barberini Duglioli, Study On Finelli - 2004

11 x 16. Graphite stick drawing on cartridge paper, Phillip Carrero. The remarkable technique of Finelli gave him a distinctive approach to portraiture. In the bust of Maria Barberini Duglioli, …

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Billy Graham - 2004

50 cm x 50 cm, oil on primed board. Phillip Carrero. Since his ministry began in 1947, Graham conducted more than 400 crusades in 185 countries and territories on six …

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2003

Meredith Jones-Clifford - 2003

50cm x 60cm (20″ x 24″). Oil on canvas. Meredith trained at, and competed for, Campbelltown, NSW Australia, for a season during her studies at Sydney Uni.

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Allegory Of The Dawn, study on Michelangelo. - 2003

42cm x 62cm. Oil on canvas board. From Michelangelo’s Tomb of Lorenzo de Medici. Phillip Carrero. The Medici Chapels form part of a monumental complex developed over almost two centuries …

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2002

Jeff And Fi - 2002

90cm x 60cm. Oil on primed board, framed. Jeffrey and Fiona Carrero on their wedding day. Phillip Carrero

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Craig’s Vault. - 2002

80Cm X 110Cm. Oil On Primed Board. Craig Schulstad, State Pole Vault Record Holder, Homebush 2002. Phillip Carrero.

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Cathy - 2002

60Cm X 80Cm. Oil On Canvas. Cathy Freeman. World Championships Seville 1999. Phillip Carrero. Catherine Astrid Salome “Cathy” Freeman, OAM (born 16 February 1973) is a former Australian sprinter, who specialised in the400 metres event. She …

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Bronwyn Eagles 176 - 2002

65Cm X 98Cm. Oil On Primed Board. Commonwealth Record Holder, Hammer Throw. Melbourne Grand Prix ’01. Phillip Carrero. Latest of the two portraits done on Bronwyn, both stolen in 2003 …

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Bronwyn Eagles 219 - 2002

67Cm X 97Cm. Oil On Primed Board. Commonwealth Record Holder, Hammer Throw. Nationals ’01. Phillip Carrero. This painting started very dark, I wanted to create depth. With every subsequent layer …

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2001

Dabs in Graphite - 2001

This are a series of drawings I found in an old sketch-book under a pile of art books. They consist of graphite B2 to B9 sticks on A3 size cartridge …

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Laze And Valeria - 2001

24″ x 32″. Drawing on azure mat board. Composition made up from 5 different photographs. Phillip Carrero. Laze’s best friend had this drawing commissioned to be his wedding present to …

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Moses, study on Michelangelo. - 2001

41cm x 59cm Oil on canvas board. Based on Michelangelo’s sculpture at St Peters Basilica.  Phillip Carrero. Pope Julius II commissioned Michelangelo to build his tomb in 1505 and it was finally completed …

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2000

Steve Waugh - 2000

30Cm X 40Cm. Oil On Board. Captain Of The Australian Cricket Team 1999 Phillip Carrero. Stolen from my gallery “Paintings of the Sea” on February 21, 2003 – “Steve Waugh …

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Plums And Grapes - 2000

45Cm X 52Cm, Oil On Canvas Phillip Carrero. This small painting went to hung in a friend’s mum home. It was a small cottage with 25 watt lamps to save …

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Self Portrait With Pavers - 2000

61Cm X 80Cm. Oil On Primed Board. Phillip Carrero. Self are the easiest to get photos of to practice on. Original pic taken by Ernie Schumaker at Hollylea. Done while …

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Jack - 2000

46cm x 50cm Oil on Canvas board. Jack Bosmans. Phillip Carrero. Jack and Linda used to have a Floral Arrangements shop at Hollylea Place. Jack kindly volunteered to lend me …

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Pastors Adrian And Cathy Gray - 2000

70Cm X 90Cm. Oil On Primed Board. Senior Pastors At Mount Annan Church. Phillip Carrero. They are not only great preachers of the Word but they have lived it for …

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1999

Raising The Flag At Iwo Jima - 1999

132cm x 112cm. Oil on primed board. Based on Joe Rosenthal’s b/w photo. Phillip Carrero. Raising the Flag at Iwo Jima is painted from a historic photograph taken on February 23, 1945, by Joe …

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Michael Klim - 1999

50Cm X 44Cm. Oil  On Canvas. World Championships Perth 1999. Phillip Carrero.

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Bishop Reg Piper - 1999

60Cm X 80Cm. Oil On Canvas. Reginald Piper. Bishop Of The Deanery Of Wollongong during Peter Staver’s tenure as pastor of St peters Campbelltown. Phillip Carrero.

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David, a study on Michelangelo. - 1999

46cm x 90cm Oil on canvas board. Based on Michelangelos sculpture at Florence. Phillip Carrero. To make this statue, Michelangelo was given a piece of flawed marble that another artist had …

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La Pieta, study on Michelangelo. - 1999

78cm x 78cm Oil on canvas board. Based on Michelangelo’s sculpture at St Peters Basilica. Phillip Carrero. One of Michelangelo’s most revered works, La Pieta’ ( Translation: The Pity) was commissioned in the …

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Plugger - 1999

60Cm X 80Cm. Oil On Canvas. Phillip Carrero. Tony Lockett. All Times Goal Kicking Record. Sydney Swans, 1999. One of my first dabs at lettering, vestiment folds and unusual body …

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1998

Sydney 2000 - 1998

100cm x 60cm, oil on board. Phil Carrero Quick commission work by a dear local accountant. In this painting I remember dabbing with powder pigments. I was still cautious and …

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Macarthur President F D R And Nimitz - 1998

120Cm X 120Cm. Oil On Board. On Board Of USS Missouri, Pearl Harbor. Phillip Carrero. -“The seeds of the greatest naval battle of the Pacific war were not planted by …

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Sister Judith - 1998

60Cm X 80Cm. Oil On Canvas. Sister Judith, The Stables “Wivenhoe”. Phillip Carrero. When Claire St Claire, then director of the “Friends of the gallery” at Campbelltown Art Gallery, passed …

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I Shall Return - 1998

  120Cm X 120Cm. Oil on primed board. Phillip Carrero. Gen. MacArthur And Personal Staff On The Philippines Landing. Reasonably large, my biggest painting by that time. Gun holsters, uniforms, …

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Gen. MacArthur at West Point - 1998

70Cm X 90Cm. Oil On Primed Board. Phillip Carrero. Retired military brass and friend, Nick. MacArthur is one of his role models and he went all the way to the …

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Wedding day, Peter Dixon. - 1998

60cm x 80cm, oil on canvas. Phil Carrero. Peter had a newsagent in Hoxton Park, west of Sydney. I also did paintings of compositions of his four children and of …

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Cathy Freeman - 1998

50Cm X 44Cm. Oil On Canvas. Cathy Freeman. World Championships Seville 1999. Phillip Carrero. It was an experience to “mould” Cathy’s cheeks and forehead until a three-dimensional effect was achieved, …

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Bishop Joseph Garlington - 1998

46Cm X 52Cm. Oil On Primed Board. Phillip Carrero. Bishop Garlington came to Mount Annan Church in ’98 for a couple of weeks. He touched me as being among the …

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1996

Trevor and Elizabeth - 1996

60Cm X 80Cm. Oil On Canvas. Trevor Richarson And Elizabeth Hope. Servers At St Peters Campbelltown. Phillip Carrero. St Peters Anglican Church was my home church for over fifteen years …

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Trisha Phoon - 1996

46Cm X 52Cm. Oil On Canvas. The Access Freak! Phillip Carrero. This is the first of many portraits I did of my old friend. She was still living in  Kuala …

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Break At Popran Creek - 1996

Oil On Canvas. 52Cm X 80Cm. Phillip Carrero. Break from a day of horse riding. Popran Creek in east New South Wales starts below Central Mangrove at an elevation of …

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1994

Lifting Fog. - 1994

70Cm X 56Cm. Oil On Canvas. Kayaks In The Mid Morning Mist. Phillip Carrero.

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Silence - 1994

80Cm X 53Cm. Oil On Canvas. Kayaks In The Morning Mist. Phillip Carrero.

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1993

Linda’s mum and dad. - 1993

70Cm X 90Cm. Oil On Primed Board, Phillip Carrero. Commissioned by Linda, the owner of a very successful scrap-booking business. My best works have always been commissions, for someone else.

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Chivalry - 1993

60.0Cm X 90.0Cm Oil On Canvas. Phillip Carrero. Bradley’s Head, With The Mast And Fighting Tower Of  WWI HMAS Sydney. Reason for the name, The WWI story goes like this: …

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1992

Roses - 1992

30Cm X 40Cm. Oil On Board. Flowers In A Golden Vase. Phillip Carrero. Study after an A Streeton painting.

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After the Show-Drawing - 1992

11 x 16. Drawing with graphite sticks on cartridge, Phillip Carrero. Prelim study to the oil painting version.

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After the Show - 1992

47Cm X 59Cn. Oil On Canvas. Campbelltown Show 1999. A young St Gregory’s student showing the family star. Phillip Carrero.

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1990

Stormy Sydney - 1990

61Cm X 76Cm. Oil On Canvas. Barquentine “Our Svanen”. Phillip Carrero.

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Good Mates - 1990

35Cm X 46Cm. Oil On Canvas. Sydney Ferries “Golden Grove” And “Scarborough”, viewed from the Sydney Opera House. Phillip Carrero.  

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Friendship and Sydney - 1990

61Cm X 76Cm. Oil On Canvas. Ferry Friendship and Sydney, the last of the hydrofoils. Phillip Carrero.

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Bounty - 1990

61Cm X 76Cm. Oil On Canvas. Bounty, replica by Alan Bond of the original mutiny ship. Phillip Carrero. Sailing under the Sydney Harbour Bridge This was a fairly quick effective …

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A Bit Of Help - 1990

  46Cm X 61Cm. Oil On Canvas. “Our Svanen”. Mending the jibs at Port Jackson , coming through the heads with Balmoral Beach in the background. Phillip Carrero.

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1989

Our Svanen (Our Swann) - 1989

16″ x 32″ (40cm x 80cm). Oil on canvas, Phil Carrero. Built in 1922 in Denmark of Danish oak frames, Svanen traded as a grain carrier between Denmark and Greenland …

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