Robert O'Connor

Somewhere on the midlands, 2020

Oil on canvas

107 x 91.5 CM

From the artist

Things were going pretty good. Then Europeans arrive, erect fences and place foreign livestock on the land, now we're cooked. I can hardly see the landscape with all of this stuff in the way.

Artist background

Lives and works in Hobart Tasmania. Exhibitng since 2008 including solo shows at Galeria Metropolitana, Santiago Chile; Constance ARI, Hobart & Sawtooth ARI Launceston. Recipient of MONA Scholarship 2007 & Shotgun mentorship program 2016. Winner of RACT Tasmanian Portraiture Prize 2011.