'This portrait, symbolically brought to life from the ashes and charcoal of the fire John and I sat around, honours the element of fire woven into John’s energy and family history.'
Australian musician John Butler is named after his paternal Grandfather, John Wiltshire-Butler, a forestry worker who died fighting a Bushfire in Nannup, Western Australia.
John Charles Wiltshire-Butler, known professionally as John Butler, is an Australian singer, songwriter, and music producer. He is the front man for the John Butler Trio, an ARIA awarding winning roots and jam band which has forged global success independently.
John Butler is an advocate of peace, environmental protection, and global harmony. www.johnbutlertrio.com
IMAGE: 'John Butler', ground charcoal + acrylic on canvas, 1.5m x 1.5m, Carla Fletcher 2018