STEPHEN TREBILCOCK
UPCOMING








Exhibition at Hill Smith Gallery, Adelaide
Nov 25th - Dec 11th, 2011









Waterhouse Natural History Art Prize
2011 Finalist
Jul 16th - Sept 4th, 2011


National Archives of Australia, Canberra
Sept 23rd - Nov 13th, 2011

ABOUT

The attributes of these engaging images are the rich palette, robust forms and textured paintwork that animate his vision. As a vegetarian and passionate horticulturalist this is Stephen Trebilcock’s milieu; painting and life are closely intertwined. In a wider context, his paintings reflect a set of values and a way of life many desire today, a life perhaps of a bygone era which was more approachable and honest.

Trebilcock’s work does not focus on the vast panoramic scenery of the Australian landscape so often depicted by our painters: his world is more immediate and intimate. From childhood surrounded by orchards, it is the introduced European fruits, vegetables and flowers that capture Trebilcock’s attention. His images possess a Biblical abundance, whilst noting also the imperfections or blemishes that reflect the reality of every day life.

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