Jason Cordero

The Last Place, 2011

oil on linen

84 x 183cm

From the artist

Anchored on the verge of the deep, a stone blade rises beyond which lies a world where solidity is alien, where motion is constant. The ever-cycling mass of water above and below become the horizon as the Lion Rock gazes as a sphinx into the transcendent abyss, the contemplation of which provides me with a constant, a refuge.

Artist background

Born Adelaide 1973 where he lives and works. Exhibited in Adelaide, Melbourne and Sydney since 1995. Winner of John Leslie Art Prize 2010. Highly commended Heysen Prize 2009; Waterhouse 2009 & Glover Prize 2009. Has won people's choice awards at  Heysen Prize 2005 & 2007, Glover Prize 2007; Fleurieu Biennale 2008; John Leslie Art Prize 2012; R & M McGivern Prize 2012; & Alice Prize 2014;. Redgate Residencies, Beijing China 2015/16. Work held in collecitons of Artbank, Pariament House, Canberra and Gipplsand Art Gallery.

Represented by Colville Gallery, Hobart; Dickerson Gallery NSW; & Mossenson Galleries WA