Haydn Porter is an international artist. His work features in beautiful studios and hangs on the walls of corporate businesses. His art reflects the true beauty of the world and the insight gained from just one painting can bring a lifetime of knowledge.

Haydn is known as the ‘icebreaker’. His artwork makes room for great conversation with the ability to utilise all artistic mediums in his artworks – your imagination can run wild. Haydn believes that art means more than just colours on a canvas, he says ‘art is about life, you live it, you breath it, it’s everywhere’.

Haydn inspires people and businesses globally with his artwork. If you have a Porter painting on your wall, you are 1 lucky person.


Haydn Porter is an Australian born artist. He studied at the Melbourne School of Art in Melbourne, Victoria. Porter is celebrated for his versatility. He takes inspiration from many Australian Artists famous styles as well as masters from across the globe. 

Since the late 1980’s, Porter has immersed himself in the mastery of painting, drawing, pen and ink, sculpture and installation techniques. While Porter enjoys all forms of artwork painting will always be his first love but to Haydn Porter artwork is about more than technique. Porter believes art is an expression of life and the inner self. The Australian Artist believes it is a way to tap into the subconscious. Porter believes that when it comes to artwork inspiration lies all around us. It is in the sensory experiences we encounter every day. Explaining: “Foremost art is about life. You live it, you breathe it, and it’s everywhere”. For Haydn Porter Exhibitions are a way to explore the exciting relationship between life, art and living in the now.


Porter is a yearly contender in both the Archibald Prize and Moran Art Prize competitions for Australian Artwork. To the Australian artist exhibition is about capturing a moment in time. As he explains; “I’m an artist that thinks above and beyond. I paint from the heart, manifesting ideas that come along right at that exact moment. My artwork can take months or years to create and only when it’s aligned with what I’ve set out to achieve will it be ready to be shown to the world. I am an artist creating artwork that stirs the imagination. My artworks all have a direct purpose”

Haydn Porter explores the inner workings of the mind in his artwork with shapes and colours to impact every viewer in a unique way. Galleries have shown his artwork Australia wide.


“War Notes”.
  “The Birth of DNA” plus additional artworks.
The “United Stated of America” series.
The “Sleepwalker Series”.
Plus other major ongoing works and installations.


2016 – Archibald Prize contestant.
2016 – Moran Art Prize contestant.
2017 – Archibald Prize contestant.
2017 – Moran Art Prize contestant.

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