Stephanie Tabram

The Settler, 2007

acrylic on linen

122 x 122cm

From the artist

The Tasmanian landscape is a dark place. It is divided into the known and the unknown parts – the vast wilderness and the chartered lands. Our shacks, weekenders and vans are given ample perimeters not to provide privacy but to keep the overwhelming darkness of the wilderness out.

Artist background

Born in London 1959. Lives in Tasmania. Exhibiting since late-1980s. Highly commended in City of Albany Art Prize. Finalist in the Glover 2006, 2007, 2009 & 2010; Wrest Point Art Award 2010; Tattersall's Club Landscape Art Prize Queensland, 2015 & 2014. Winner of People's Choice Glover Prize 2009.

Represented by Bett Gallery, Hobart