2 February – 1 March 2020
Opening Wednesday 2 February at 5.30pm
Despard is proud to announce Josh Foley’s second solo exhibition with Despard Gallery, opening February 2020.
Tasmanian artist Josh Foley, born in Launceston, holds a Bachelor of Contemporary Art (Hons) from the University of Tasmania. He has exhibited throughout Australia including 20 solo shows and has received a number of prestigious awards, grants, commissions and residencies. His work is held in many public and private collections throughout Australia, including the collection of the Queen Victoria Museum & Art Gallery.
In 2011 Foley won The John Glover Prize, which is the richest landscape prize in Australia. Anthony Bond OAM, speaking in 2011, then Curator of International Art at the Art Gallery of New South Wales and head judge of the Glover prize 2011, said of Josh’s work; “…it’s talking about the whole history of the conventions of western painting.”
More information and images soon!