Trevor Richards // C-Change
EXHIBITION NOW ON.
ARTIST INTERVIEW // SATURDAY 27 FEBRUARY, 2PM.
Trevor Richards presents a body of work that showcases the full breadth of his practice for his first exhibition with Art Collective WA.
Encompassing a singular colour palette and all created within the unusual confines of 2020, paintings and 3D forms in the gallery are complemented by architectural interventions outside in the Urban Art Gallery of Cathedral Square.
The uncertainty and isolation that the global COVID-19 pandemic induced is obliquely referenced in the works: colour and line interact within dark fields, and the evolution from raw beginnings to more refined statements can be traced throughout the exhibition.
‘One morning in February 2020, I drove to Bunnings and didn't feel safe or brave enough to enter. I turned around and came home, resolving to use what materials I had left in the studio to continue on. I started slicing masking tape into thin strips to make it last longer...’