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Artist Apron, tea towel and new limited edition prints March 31 2020

In response to Covid19 and us not being able to run classes or workshops at the moment we have had to be creative to find other ways of earning an income.

An artist apron and tea towel, which a watercolour artist can't do without is one of them! Handprinted in collaboration with Handmakers Factory.

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Water Shadows | Suki & Hugh | February 8 – March 15 - 2020 January 02 2020

Jo Victoria (ceramics) and Stefan Gevers (watercolour) are artists whose work is revealed through materials & process. Collaboration with the medium is a strong focus for both. Jo presents work with a consistent watery theme where marks and holes appear etched and carved by water. Stefan’s impressive use of colour and line form balanced and beautiful compositions inspired by the landscape around Lake George, NSW.

Suki & Hugh Gallery | Bungendore NSW

www.sukihugh.com.au


Banyule Council "Waterword" acquisition November 26 2019

After winning the environmental award at the Banyule 2019 works on paper award the Banyule council has also acquired the large watercolour "Waterworld" for their collection.


Dulux 2019 Colour Forecast | Stefan Gevers November 01 2018

Deluxe 2019 Colour Forecast, Stefan Gevers contemporary artist

Above and Beyond | Exhibition at Suki & Hugh Gallery | Canberra October 10 2018

“Above and Beyond” is an exhibition of watercolours and is based on memories travelling through the landscape.

These watercolours depict a sense of stillness that makes us reflect on ourselves. Depicting moments in time, present and past, taking us on a journey of silhouettes and horizons of the Australian landscape.

Capturing the essential elementsof a visual and spiritual experience, eliminating unnecessary details. The absence of Human presence intensifies the stillness and abandonment.

Above and Beyond is an exhibition of Stefan's watercolour at Gallery Suki & Hugh in Bungendore NSW, 10 minutes from Canberra. The show runs from 7 OCT until 18 November 2018.

http://www.sukihugh.com.au


Solstice 2017 GAllery Smith Project Space August 22 2018

Solo Show at Gallery Smith Project Space. Watercolours and works on canvas.

An exhibition that explores the movement of light during the change of seasons. Inspired by timing, repetition, movement, patterns and identify a change in colours. This exhibition is an exploration in how light, or no light, changes the mood of the landscape. The dark moody paintings layered with colours and the light delicate works executed with watercolour. The fluid and transparent qualities of watercolours often leading to surprising results.

 


Learn more about 'Panoramas' - Essay by Robert Hollingworth June 26 2018

PANORAMAS CATALOGUE ESSAY

 Stefan Gevers: PANORAMAS

                                       

Catalogue by  Robert Hollingworth | Artist, Suliman Prize Winner, Author, Curator at The Wall Projects

         Artistic merit can be determined by asking at least two simple questions: does the work have something to say, and does it say it well?  Students of art grapple with the former – having something to say – their limited life experience doesn’t help. Initiates also grapple with the latter – saying something well. That means finding a suitable medium – oil, acrylic, watercolour, bronze, felt – and learning how to engage with it.

Stefan Gevers has long past this stage. He knows what he wants to say and has found his medium, predominantly watercolour, which he handles as though the stuff is in his bloodstream. He is aware that it’s not about mastering the medium. Instead, he recognises clearly what watercolour wants to do all by itself and has learned to collaborate with it, to work in tandem – artist and medium – so that the outcome rewards both. Balance and unity are not just properties of composition but of process as well. So, good painting is really a love affair.

A glance at Stefan Gevers’ work is enough to appreciate this pleasing relationship. Nothing is forced, nothing feigned, there’s no charade. He sees, he feels, he translates directly, no preliminary studies, no pre-drawing or marking out. Composing goes on in the artist’s head just as it might for a composer of music.

This kind of forthrightness in contemporary art is rarer than some may think. Many artists feel there is some imperative to hunt down novelty, and believe art is about trends and ideas when perhaps it’s much more about insight. Perception and empathy are this artist’s stock in trade.

Stefan Gevers was born in the Netherlands, leaving in 1993 to travel ‘as far away as possible’. He fell in love with Australia, and over the last twenty years has toured extensively, the main inspiration for his work being nature and the landscape. No doubt, the sheer expansiveness of this country lies in sharp contrast to the Netherlands, a fact that must have impressed the very first Dutch explorers as well.

The paintings in this current show are inspired by a round trip from Melbourne to Ulladulla in NSW and back again. The works do not include much evidence of human interaction. Instead, Gevers prefers to locate aspects of the land uncontaminated by human activity. He seeks out these culture-free zones and seems to suggest that they’re worth regarding, worth preserving, if humans are ever to enjoy a dignified future.                                                                                                 

 APRIL 2018

THE WALL art projects  Eastside Mall, 113 Princes Hwy, Ulladulla, NSW


Waterworld is coming! June 19 2018

Waterw was recently launched at DENFAIR in Melbourne  it’s one of the largest paintings Stefan has made at 1.3X 2.4 metres  Contact is for sales enquirers or commissions 

Waterworld at Denfair


Den Fair - Melbourne 2018 June 12 2018

See our most recent artwork and print collections released to the design industry at the leading authentic design fair- Denfair. 

Industry only June 14-15

Public June 16

Melbourne Exhibition & Convention Centre.

 


Showroom collaboration with The Agent Group- Cremorne February 28 2018

We are excited to announce a new collaboration with The Agent Group commencing March 1st. Continuing a long relationship with Adam & TAG team, we invite trade clients to visit their showroom in Cremorne, Melbourne (by Appt). A select range of current release limited edition prints by Stefan Gevers will be in their beautiful showroom & available to order for your interior projects.

Contact info@theagentgroup.com

119 Green St, Cremorne, VIC 3121  

T: 03 9421 0900

limited edition prints

New Studio Location February 13 2018

Welcome to our new home! February 2018, marks the official opening of our beautiful studio space in the Melbourne inner west suburb of Spotswood. In an old State Bank building in the eclectic village of Hudsons road is our studio where we welcome visitors by appointment, hold watercolour painting classes & workshops & take all trade customers through our beautiful collections. Framed work & unframed prints as well as Snowpuppe lighting are available to view & purchase here.

 Paper Empire Studio Stefan Gevers  Studio Stefan Gevers Snowpuppe

 


ART EXHIBITION 'SOLSTICE' by STEFAN GEVERS Nov 18 - Dec 9 November 23 2017

Stefan Gevers_ painting_solstice

SOLSTICE - EXHIBITION OF NEW & ORIGINAL WATERCOLOURS AND ACRYLICS BY STEFAN GEVERS

GALLERY SMITH PROJECT SPACE   

170 ABBOTSFORD STREET (UPSTAIRS), NORTH MELBOURNE

OPEN TUE - SAT 11-5PM

ARTIST TALK DECEMBER 2ND FROM 2-4PM


Delivery

 $9.00 delivery with tracking within Australia on orders of unframed prints under $150

*Over $150.00 free delivery within Australia of unframed artwork or framed prints under A1 size or under 1m square. Large framed prints A0 or B0 will be quoted 

Larger framed artwork or original artwork will be quoted separately. 
$25.00 delivery to New Zealand & $35 standard International with tracking for unframed artwork only

*Excludes original framed or unframed art deliveries 


OUR SERVICE

We use local couriers & Australia Post with signature required for all Australian deliveries. If you cannot be available to sign for your order & request the parcel left in your letter box or at the front door, we do not take responsibility for loss or damage.
Specific delivery times or other delivery arrangements can not be guaranteed.
We provide all tracking details once your order is shipped.
Pick up from our Studio, in Spotswood can be arranged by appointment.

 

ORIGINAL ARTWORK DELIVERY

Art couriers are used for all framed originals. Cost to clients are quoted at cost price & invoiced separately to the art purchase and must be completed prior to delivery. Artwork can also be collected from our studio.  We require the purchaser or their nominated adult to accept the artwork upon its arrival. 

Large artwork 100cm x 100cm and larger estimates
CITY METRO- Melbourne $80-$200; Sydney $180 - $220; Brisbane $220 - $260; Adelaide $180 - $220; Perth $350 

DELIVERY ESTIMATES

Larger limited edition prints (A2-A1-A0) ship in approximately 7-10 working days.
Original Art ship in approximately 7 working days.

Contact us prior to ordering if an item is required by a specific date or express post is required.