Stephanie Tabram has been painting for more than thirty years, having completed her studies in Sydney in 1989. Her exquisite paintings speak of the Tasmanian landscape like no others and her still lives are a symphony of light, shadow, atmosphere and colour. The detail and perfection of shadow and reflection goes beyond the photographic. Her paintings are truly aglow.
Tabram’s work plays masterfully with the eternal nature of traditional landscape and still life painting and the instantaneous and transparent quality of film. Her images — though still, private, almost lonely —are pregnant with suspense. Tabram’s landscapes lets us linger in the last of the golden light on the dry grass before the clouds roll over – and then in the thick air of those swelling clouds the moment just before the storm breaks – and then in the silence of the empty highway, silver with the recent rain and lined with puddles as still as glass.
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