William Rhodes

Grassfire, 2010

oil & beeswax on canvas

150 x 150cm

From the artist

This is a painting of dry pasture on fire referencing an atmosphere full of the choking brooding smoke and the blackness that pursues the flame. The dark heaviness covers and engulfs the landscape and fills the sky.

Artist background

Lives in northern Tasmania. First solo show in 2011. Winner of Bay of Fires People's Choice Award 2013. Finalist in Kedumba Drawing Award 2014; Tidal Art Prize, Devonport Regional Gallery 2012; & Glover Prize 2015, 2011, 2010 & 2009. 

Represented by Handmark Gallery, Hobart/Evandale.