The 2021 Victorian Salon des Refusés
This portrait was submitted to the 2021 Archibald Prize.
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Cat #16 Lana McLean
PARADIGM SHIFT, Professor Con Stough
Oil on Canvas
120 cm high x 90 cm wide
Con Stough, as Adjunct Professor of Cognitive Neuroscience at Swinburne University, seeks to develop basic skills in children and adolescents with a focus on the intelligent understanding and use of emotions. His ground breaking development of parallel programs for teachers and parents to communicate and learn Emotional Intelligence.
This paradigm shift will transform the next generation of students, teachers and parents to provide a clear pathway to respect and empathy and an end to abuse and harm, out of our current focus on scholastic performance often at the cost of individual development and well-being.