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Overview by Geoff Dyer

Powerful landscapes captured through an expressive use of paint, Geoff captures the beauty of the Tasmanian landscapes


31 July – 25 August 2019

Opening Wednesday 31 July at 5.30pm


Geoff Dyer is arguably Tasmania’s best-known contemporary painter. Through his expressive use of paint, Geoff captures the complexity and raw beauty that underpins the Tasmanian landscape experience. His large-scale paintings have become an important part ofTasmania’s cultural history.

In 2003,Geoff won theArchibald Prize with a portrait of writer, conservationist and friend, Richard Flanagan. Geoff has exhibited extensively throughout Australia, as well as in Singapore, Guangdong and New York. Geoff ’s paintings are held in many private, public and corporate collections including the National Portrait Gallery in Canberra.


Image of Geoff Dyer's painting, 'Study for Henty Dunes'.
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Geoff Dyer

Visual artists

Regarded as one of the most inspired painters in contemporary Australian landscape painting

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Overview by Geoff Dyer

Despard Gallery
15 Castray Esplanade, Battery Point TAS, Australia

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