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Fred Fowler


       Fred Fowler is a visual explorer of wormholes, between civilisation and nature, native and invasive species, conflict and resolution. His paintings are seductive tableaux that subvert colonial traditions of landscape painting, and articulate the Australian condition past and present.

Under Wild Skies transforms Australia into densely textured walls of colour, torn between a complex past and an uncertain but bright and optimistic future. These works are based not only on the physical landscape, but also the cultural and psychological landscape of Australia.

Fred’s distinctive paintings bring together a collage of symbols - the local pool, sections of bushland, ghost nets, boats and buildings all combine to make place. With the addition of spirits, figures and animals comes biodiversity and interactions, which is where the paintings start to come alive.


                


SHIPPING + COLLECTION

Works can be shipped within Australia + internationally at an additional cost, or picked up directly from TDF Collect in Collingwood, Melbourne.

Couriers within Melbourne can also be arranged at an additional cost to the buyer. 

TDF Collect will be open for artwork pick ups following the exhibition closing Monday-Friday, 9am-5pm. 

Artworks are oil and canvas, framed in stained Tasmanian oak. 









EXHIBITION DETAILS (PENDING LOCKDOWN RESTRICTIONS)

Presales open Thursday August 12th

‘Venus in Repose’ by Emma Currie
Saturday August 28th – Thursday September 2nd

Opening drinks Saturday August 28th from 2pm

Supported by Dulux, Bodriggy + Minimum Wines

TDF Collect
14 Little Oxford Street
Collingwood, Melbourne

HOURS 

Saturday 10am-4pm
Sunday 11am-3pm
Monday Closed
Tuesday-Thursday 10am-4pm   


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