Malcolm Beattie has been a successful professional artist since 1995, winning numerous prizes and awards along the way.

His work is represented in corporate and private collections both in Australia and overseas, and he  undertakes regular workshops and demonstrations for Art Societies throughout Australia and overseas, runs a school from his Melbourne studio conducting classes in both watercolour and oil painting technique,

A book on his watercolours, “Simplifying Complex Scenes in Watercolour”, was published in 2003.