Bruno Torfs World of Imagination

12 Jun

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We left Narbethong at the top of the Upper Yarra alpine mountain range and headed down into a valley below, destination was the township of Marysville.

Our aim was to visit the art and sculpture gardens of the noted artist Bruno Torfs. A little of the background of the artist as outlined in his book,Bruno was born 5th November 1955 in South America.

From his early recollections he likes to recall his favourite story being that his father found him in a basket floating in the famous Piranha river in South America.

Bruno displayed an awakening to the artistic world and developed his talents at an early age, he moved with his family to Europe at 15 where his talents flourished, he married a fellow artist and took on a bohemian lifestyle,he trekked by foot over the Himalayas, bicycled throughout India, and in general lived the artistic lifestyle that…

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6 responses to “Bruno Torfs World of Imagination

  1. reocochran

    June 14, 2015 at 11:03 pm

    I really like hearing about artists, their subject matter and personal motivation, Ian. 🙂 thanks for sharing more about Bruno!

    • The Emu

      June 17, 2015 at 5:34 am

      Thanks Robin, his artwork appeals to all age groups, children find his gallery a veritable fairyland.

  2. prenin

    June 12, 2015 at 10:58 am

    I remember the previous visit Ian and how I felt when I learned it had all been destroyed! 😦

    Good to see it recreated!!! 🙂

    God Bless!


    • The Emu

      June 12, 2015 at 11:08 am

      Thanks Prenin, Bruno is to be admired for his perseverance and stamina in re starting his dreams.

  3. GP Cox

    June 12, 2015 at 10:16 am

    I like the way his art is tucked in the trees and brush to add character and imagination to the pieces.

    • The Emu

      June 12, 2015 at 10:50 am

      Hi gp, been there twice and always find something new, he lost it all in the 2009 bush fires but started again.
      His imagination is fantastic, kids fairy tales come to life there, and adults memory’s seem to recall old fairy tale story’s.


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