Josh Foley

The Road to Port Sorell, 2005

oil on canvas

60 x 90cm

From the artist

The barely visible ocean brings the delight of the first view of the water after some time behind the wheel. The landscape painter, Constable (1776–1837), once said: The sky is the organ of sentiment." These words played over my head.

Artist background

Born Launceston 1983 where he currently lives and works. Exhibiting since 2002 including at Sawtooth ARI Launceston, Devonport Regional Gallery & Constance ARI Hobart 2014; Outward Project Launceston 2013. Winner of the Tasmanian Art Award 2014 & Glover Prize 2011. Finalist in RACT Portraiture Prize 2010. Work held in Queen Victoria Museum & Art Gallery; Monash University and State Library of Victoria collections.

Represented by Despard Gallery, Hobart