Reg Mombassa (Aka Chris O' Doherty)

Reg Mombassa (Aka Chris O' Doherty)

  • Biography

    Born in New Zealand in 1951, immigrated to Australia with his family in 1969. Attended the National Art School, Sydney 1969-70. Returned to art school in 1975 and obtained his diploma of painting in 1977.
    Formed rock band Mental as Anything in 1976 with four other art students. They became a popular band and have released 11 albums and 27 singles, with 20 entering the top forty. They have toured in Australia, New Zealand, Canada, England, Europe, the United States and Asia.
    The band has held three group art exhibitions in 1982, 1990 and 1998. The 1990 show toured regional galleries in NSW, ending at the Westpac Gallery in Melbourne. The 1998 also toured throughout Australia.
    In 1987 the band painted a tram for the Victorian Ministries of Art and Transport, featuring a design by Reg and his brother Peter.
    Reg left the Mental’s in April 2000 after 25 years, so that he could concentrate on his art.
    His first painting exhibition was held at Watter’s Gallery, Sydney in 1975 and continued to show there until Watters closed it doors in December 2018.
    He now show with Rogue Pop Up Gallery

    check out Reg's complete biography. https://regmombassa.com/biography

Showing 1–32 of 34 artworks

Reg Mombassa (Aka Chris O' Doherty)

Fire and Water
38 x 55cm Plate lithograph printed in 5 colours from 5 plates Sold

Reg Mombassa (Aka Chris O' Doherty)

Pretty Pitcher
Height: 45 cm Earthenware

Reg Mombassa (Aka Chris O' Doherty)

Shrubs and Shops, Rockhampton, 1998
17 x 23 cm coloured pencil and charcoal on paper Sold

Reg Mombassa (Aka Chris O' Doherty)

A seated maggot infested business horse, Waiheke Island, 2007
40 x 56 cm Framed: 54 x 70 cm charcoal on paper Sold

Reg Mombassa (Aka Chris O' Doherty)

Maggot infested Skeletal business male, 2007
50 x 35cm Framed: 60 x 42cm charcoal on paper Sold

Reg Mombassa (Aka Chris O' Doherty)

Rock Eisteddfod, 1992
35 x 31 cm Framed: 53 x 36 cm Oil on paper

Reg Mombassa (Aka Chris O' Doherty)

Trunks 2 (Diptych), 2008-10
Sheet: 42 x 29 cm (each) X 2 charcoal on paper

Reg Mombassa (Aka Chris O' Doherty)

Trunks (Diptych)
Sheet: 42 x 29 cm (each) X2 charcoal on paper

Reg Mombassa (Aka Chris O' Doherty)

Pohutukawa trunk, Piha
32 x 25 cm Framed: 42 x 29 cm charcoal on paper

Reg Mombassa (Aka Chris O' Doherty)

Ironbark, Cassilis, 2010
33 x 22 cm Framed: 42 x 29 cm charcoal on paper

Reg Mombassa (Aka Chris O' Doherty)

Lopped trunk, Wamberal, 2008
30.5 x 23 cm Framed: 42 x 29 cm charcoal on paper

Reg Mombassa (Aka Chris O' Doherty)

Trunk Above, 2008
33 x 23 cm Framed: 42 x 29 cm charcoal on paper

Reg Mombassa (Aka Chris O' Doherty)

French Pavillions (Triptych)
42 x 32 cm (each) X 3 charcoal on paper

Reg Mombassa (Aka Chris O' Doherty)

Pavilion Richelieu
37 x 26 cm Framed: 42 x 32 cm charcoal on paper

Reg Mombassa (Aka Chris O' Doherty)

Pavillion Mollion
31 x 24 cm Framed: 42 x 32 cm charcoal on paper

Reg Mombassa (Aka Chris O' Doherty)

Intoxicated Maggot-Infested Robot ‘Priest’
34 x 24cm Framed: 41.5 x 28cm Charcoal and pastel with glitter on paper Sold

Reg Mombassa (Aka Chris O' Doherty)

Sydney Guitar Festival, 2013
19 x 16.5 cm Framed: 30 x 20 cm Pastel and colour pencil on paper

Reg Mombassa (Aka Chris O' Doherty)

Dog Trumpet, 2013
30 x 19.5 cm Pastel and colour pencil on paper

Reg Mombassa (Aka Chris O' Doherty)

Paul Kelly and Neil Finn, 2013
19 x 23 cm Framed: 20.5 x 29.5 cm charcoal and coloured pencil on paper

Reg Mombassa (Aka Chris O' Doherty)

Business Horse
20 x 30 cm Etching: hard ground printed from 1 plate Sold

Reg Mombassa (Aka Chris O' Doherty)

Preening Tom
43 x 31 cm Plate lithograph printed from 1 plate Sold

Reg Mombassa (Aka Chris O' Doherty)

A.J. in N.Z.
15 x 20 cm etching Sold

Reg Mombassa (Aka Chris O' Doherty)

Fire and Water
38 x 55cm Plate lithograph printed in 5 colours from 5 plates Sold

Reg Mombassa (Aka Chris O' Doherty)

Couch, c.1980
76 x 180 x 30 cm Coloured painting on fibreglass sculpture

Reg Mombassa (Aka Chris O' Doherty)

The Temptation
48 x 73 cm lithograph Sold

Reg Mombassa (Aka Chris O' Doherty)

Second Coming, with Golden Coat, 1995
67 x 51 cm House enamel and oil paint on board Sold

Reg Mombassa (Aka Chris O' Doherty)

Crowded House Concert
41.5 x 28.5 cm Coloured pencil on paper

Reg Mombassa (Aka Chris O' Doherty)

Wounded Monster, 2002
26 x 20 cm hand tinted etching on paper

Reg Mombassa (Aka Chris O' Doherty)

Frank Watters on the Ridge at Cassilis, 2004
69 x 50cm charcoal and coloured pencil on paper

Reg Mombassa (Aka Chris O' Doherty)

Twilight of the Patriarchal Gods V: Diplomacy and Proxy War Of The Warrior Class, 2016
39.5 x 55.5 cm charcoal and pencil on paper Sold

Reg Mombassa (Aka Chris O' Doherty)

House at Night Cassilis, 2008
28.5 x 37 cm pastel on paper

Reg Mombassa (Aka Chris O' Doherty)

Hedge-Horse and House (N.S.W), 2006
19 x 26 cm Coloured pastel on paper