Evan Salmon: Plein Air Paintings and Works on Paper - Art Collector

Evan Salmon, Steelworks (grey day) 2013. Oil on linen. Courtesy: the artist and Watters Gallery, East Sydney

This exhibition will showcase works by Evan Salmon.

"The Port Kembla dockyard steams and flares against the backdrop of the escarpment. Everything seems to be painted iron red, olive green, industrial grey, Blue Scope blue. I jump in my car and head to Outer Harbour. I carry a field easel, small canvases, tubes of oil paint, a palette. I am filled with excitement and nervousness as I contemplate starting a painting. Once I find my subject I've only a short time to record the light before it inevitably changes. If I'm lucky I'll start to feel that I'm finding my way, and trust my instincts towards its conclusion." Evan Salmon, 2014


Exhibition opens: 6pm Wednesday 9 April 2014
Exhibition closes: 3 May 2014
Location: Watters Gallery, 109 Riley Street, East Sydney NSW 2010
Contact: 02 9331 2556
Email: info@wattersgallery.com


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