Ian de Souza

gift shop

ian de souza 2009


available now at www.wildsilk.com.au

gift shop

The de Souza gift shop contains a range of books and scarves. Books can be purchased online by printing the pdf order form below and posting with your payment to PO BOX 346 Fremantle WA 6959. We accept credit card, cheque or money order payments.
WILD SILK Shawl Scarves can be purchased directly online via www.wildsilk.com.au


Ian de Souza's WILD SILK silk crepe de chine shawl scarves highlight the exquisite beauty of the Australian bush through the eyes of artist Ian and his oeuvre. Selected images from the artist’s 2009 Thematic Partnership Exhibition of ink on rice paper, have been transposed onto 100% Silk Crepe de Chine fabric, enabling everyone to share in our country’s unique landscape. Limited Edition Archival Prints from the exhibition are also available to purchase at www.wildsilk.com.au

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74 pages; [220 x 240mm] text by Rosemary Hunter, Judith McGrath and Ian de Souza. Photography by Roel Loopers and Bob Sommerville. Contains French translations. Book 3 of Reflective Impressions.

Resonance is a catalogue style publication, third in the Reflective Impression series on the art of Australian artist Ian de Souza. Text – English and French translation.

Ian de Souza began his painting career in 1980 whilst living in the South of France. This book identifies the milestones in his artistic career. La sud de la France; the Australian experience; Butoh Dance; Ecclesiastical; Collage; Human form and movement.

Resonance was published to coincide with two exhibitions: Silk and Saris at the Moores Building Fremantle WA March 2009 and Resonance exhibition in Lodeve South of France July 2009.



60 pages; [220 x 240mm] text by Rosemary Hunter and Judith McGrath. Photography by Roel Loopers. First published 2005.

This book was published to coincide with the 2005 exhibition Passion at the Lynne Wilton Gallery in Armadale Victoria. The exhibition was the culmination of 25 years of drawing the figure. Rarely during that time has the artist missed his weekly life drawing session. It is a commitment that he embraces with fervour.

Books are available from: state libraries, leading bookstores, Fremantle Art Centre Book Shop, representative galleries and online.


reflective impressions book 1

REFLECTIVE IMPRESSIONS I: Fremantle 1980's - 2000
96 pages; [220 x 240mm] 79 colour images; text by David de Vos and Rosemary Hunter. Photography by Victor France and Roel Loopers. First published 2000.

A fascinating retrospective of work encompassing 20 years. Ian de Souza was one of the first artists to paint Fremantle in the early 80's and his colour images depict a city in transition and the development of his painting technique over the past 2 decades.