Stephen Lees

Storm Bay Waiting, 2010

oil on linen

180 x 165cm

From the artist

This painting is about this particular place. It is also about paint, its nature and its history. My relations with its history focus mainly on the late Romantic and early Modernist periods – the flesh of this painting comes from the former; the bones from the latter.

Artist background

Born Hobart 1954. Lives and works in Tasmania. Exhibiting since early 1970s primarily in Tasmania. Winner of Glover Prize 2005 & highly commended 2004 & 2008.  Work held in major Tasmanian public collections.

Represented by Colville Gallery, Hobart.