ROBYN SWEANEY WINS TRUSTEES' WATERCOLOUR PRIZE

2019-09-09


Perfect uncertainty, watercolour and gouache on paper, 40.5 x 44.5 cm (framed)

In May Robyn Sweaney was awarded the Trustees' Watercolour Prize for her Wynne finalist work, Perfect uncertainty.

"Residencies, travelling to new places and revisiting past landscapes have become an extremely important element of my work. My painting Perfect uncertainty has multiple meanings. It is about light and shade, literally and metaphorically, and colour and balance. Distinctly Australian, this simple home sits facing the street of a small rural town in Victoria. Its facade is open to passing traffic and scrutiny, yet its appearance is softened by the paint colour choices and a tree planted on the verge. One can only imagine what histories have occurred within this small and humble house facing the street." - Robyn Sweaney, 2019


Sweaney photographed with her prize winning work, Perfect uncertainty.

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