The desire for continuous experiment with new style and the styles of the recent past has remained with him.” (Bernard Smith)
B. 1937 Sydney, Australia.
Predominantly self-taught, Watkins sporadically attended Julian Ashton Art School and East Sydney Technological School. His experimental style is a tribute to constant inquisition into other artists, styles and philosophies. It is said that his abstractions is the only constant in a career that spans an impressive four decades.