David Henderson – Rome, Italy & At Home, Art Exhibition 2017

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David Henderson, The Redentore, Watercolour 18 cm x 25 cm, courtesy Artist

Brisbane born artist David Henderson, who is also tour leader and lecturer for Australians Studying Abroad in Italy, France and the USA, spends his time roving between Australia and Italy sketching and painting. He first spent six months travelling in Italy with a sketchbook and a box of watercolours when he was backpacking as a young man.

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David Henderson, Midday in Campo Santa Margherita, Watercolour, 28 cm x 38 cm, courtesy artist

David recently opened his latest exhibition of works at the Graydon Gallery, New Farm in Brisbane where it will be continuing until November 12, 2017.

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David Henderson Forum of Caesar, oil on canvas, 40 x 50 cm, courtesy artist

Renowned for his work in progress at Venice and more lately Rome as well, this year David Henderson has approximately twenty-five paintings, drawings and watercolours with captivating views of both set alongside a number of local subjects, which have been painted in and around Brisbane, Queensland.

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David Henderson, San Callisto Cloisters, Watercolour 26 x 26 cm, courtesy artist

David’s loyal fans and followers always look forward to his shows, which have been packed on opening night since he first began exhibiting during the mid 1980s.

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David Henderson, Late Afternoon, Hillside Crescent, Oil on Canvas 46 cm x 76 cm, courtesy artist

David was a winner of this year’s Best of Show at the Brisbane Rotary Art Spectacular Exhibition when his painting, ‘Late Afternoon, Hillside Crescent’ was included in the invitation-only Tattersall’s Club Landscape Art Prize exhibition.

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David Henderson, Poinciana at Hamilton, Watercolour, 28 x 32 cm, courtesy artist

It is at the heart of a group of locally produced works offering his impression of a quintessential street tree, the semi-deciduous Poinciana that while native to Madagascar has helped shape the character of modern Brisbane.

David Henderson, Red Palazzo, 30 x 20 cm, courtesy artist

David Henderson, Red Palazzo, 30 x 20 cm, courtesy artist

With its bright orange flowers heralding the coming of summer and start of the season for storms it’s a colourful contribution to the landscape.

David Henderson spent a positive year as artist in residence at the c.r.e.t.a. Studios in Rome in 2015 and since then has continued to go from strength to strength.

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David Henderson, Steps on the Campidoglio, Rome, Watercolour 28 x 32 cm, courtesy artist

There are a number of Roman views in this latest collection to consider with light, shadow, space and atmosphere according to David, “… offering a glimpse of each subject’s true spirit.”

Be sure to call into the Graydon Gallery soon.

Carolyn McDowall, The Culture Concept Circle

David Henderson
Latest Works 2017

Until November 13 Graydon Gallery

29 Merthyr Road, New Farm, Brisbane, Queensland

10am to 5pm daily or by appointment – Enquiries Only – 0418 740 467

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