Graeme Whittle

TEMCO, 2011

acrylic on canvas

150 x 183cm

From the artist

By day this industrial estate is unremarkable. On a wet and stormy night the glare of the sodium light is scattered by the rain and reflects from windswept plumes of smoke. Electricity crackles in the wet, amplifying the sense of industrial might. This is a large-scale industry tapping the energy of the earth – this is power.

Artist background

Born in Launceston where he lives and works. Exhibiting since 1980s. Winner of watercolour prize, Tasmanian Art Award, Eskleigh 2016; Bay of Fires People's Choice Awrd 2014; Tasmanian Art Award, Eskleigh 2012; & Burnie Art Prize watercolour award 2006. Finalist in the Glover 2011, 2009 & 2004.

Represented by Brave Gallery, Longford; Norbertellen Gallery, Los Angeles & Artarmon Galleries, Sydney.