Contemporary surrealist painter who has won the Fleurieu Landscape Prize, The Mosman Art Award, The Sulman Prize, and the 2016 Moran Prize for Portraiture. He has more than 310,000 followers on his joelrea Instagram account.
He received his BFA from Queensland College of Art in 2003.
He started exhibiting his work in Australia in 2004.
He is originally from England.
He and Rene Magritte are both surrealist painters.