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 36 artworks

  • 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
  • Reg Mombassa (Aka Chris O' Doherty)

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

    View From Tram Stop, Lyon
    36 x 26 cm Framed: 42 x 32 cm charcoal on paper
  • Reg Mombassa (Aka Chris O' Doherty)

    Intoxicated Maggot-Infested Robot ‘Priest’
    34 x 24 cm Framed: 41.5 x 28 cm Charcoal and pastel with glitter on paper
  • Reg Mombassa (Aka Chris O' Doherty)

    No Borders Music Festival (20th Edition)
    30 x 20.5 cm Pastel and colour pencil on paper
  • 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
  • Reg Mombassa (Aka Chris O' Doherty)

    Preening Tom
    43 x 31 cm Plate lithograph printed from 1 plate
  • Reg Mombassa (Aka Chris O' Doherty)

    A.J. in N.Z.
    15 x 20 cm etching
  • Reg Mombassa (Aka Chris O' Doherty)

    Fire and Water
    38 x 55 cm 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
    67 x 51 cm House enamel and oil paint on board Sold
  • Reg Mombassa (Aka Chris O' Doherty)

    Skeletal Business Male I
    50 x 35 cm Charcoal and pastel on paper
  • 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
    26 x 20 cm hand tinted etching on paper
  • Reg Mombassa (Aka Chris O' Doherty)

    Business Horse Passing Water (Upper Hunter)
    54 x 40.5 cm pastel on paper
  • Reg Mombassa (Aka Chris O' Doherty)

    Frank Watters on the Ridge at Cassilis
    69 x 50 cm 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
    39.5 x 55.5 cm charcoal and pencil on paper
  • Reg Mombassa (Aka Chris O' Doherty)

    House at Night Cassilis
    28.5 x 37 cm pastel on paper