Thomas Geddes

Thomas Geddes

  • Artist’s Statement

    Thomas Geddes has always felt close to the natural world, or at least has always wanted to feel close. This desire permeates throughout his practice. There is an underlying investigation into the relationships between humanity and the other-than-human world.
    Thomas will often change mediums to better suit the work he is making. In recent years, alongside watercolour, he has delved into moving image, sculptural and installation projects.
    His current work focusses on watercolour landscapes that often veer into dreaminess and abstraction. The material and animate nature of watercolour is fundamental to these paintings. The creation process is purposefully a little out of control, playing with the paints as they flow, bloom, and granulate. The spontaneity and effects of this lively quality are often surprisingly beautiful and interesting. This can create unusual moments in a painting where the sky and land blur and blend, or where figures seem to emerge from the earth or dissolve into the air.
    After High School, Thomas spent a handful of summers working on vineyards and absorbing the Central Otago landscape. He has travelled a little and studied at Elam and Whitecliffe before graduating with a Bachelor of Fine Arts. He continues to visit family often and finds inspiration in these vast and mysterious landscapes.
    Thomas was Eade Gallery's first Emerging Artist Solo Artist in 2021 and had the gallery's first sell-out exhibition.

Showing all 13 artworks

Thomas Geddes

Wanderers I, 2021
Framed: 58 x 47cm Watercolour - Framed Sold

Thomas Geddes

Red Sky - "Dreamscapes" solo exhibition, 2021
17.5 x 27cm Framed: 35 x 43cm Watercolour - Framed Sold

Thomas Geddes

Wanderers II, 2021
Framed: 58 x 47cm Watercolour - Framed Sold

Thomas Geddes

Convocation of Land and Sky - "Dreamscapes" solo exhibition, 2021
43.5 x 36cm Framed: 66 x 58cm Watercolour - Framed Sold

Thomas Geddes

A Still Moment - "Dreamscapes" solo exhibition, 2021
38 x 56cm Framed: 60 x 77cm Watercolour - Framed Sold

Thomas Geddes

In Lonely Places - "Dreamscapes" solo exhibition, 2021
49.5 x 35.5cm Framed: 72 x 57cm Watercolour - Framed Sold

Thomas Geddes

Silent Stones - "Dreamscapes" solo exhibition, 2021
38 x 66cm Framed: 60 x 77cm Watercolour - Framed Sold

Thomas Geddes

The Waiting Sky - "Dreamscapes" solo exhibition, 2021
50 x 37cm Framed: 72.5 x 58cm Watercolour - Framed Sold

Thomas Geddes

In the Storm #2 - "Dreamscapes" solo exhibition, 2021
18.5 x 27.5cm Framed: 36 x 43cm Watercolour - Framed Sold

Thomas Geddes

In the Storm #1 - "Dreamscapes" solo exhibition, 2021
27 x 19cm Framed: 45 x 34.5cm Watercolour - Framed Sold

Thomas Geddes

Storm Moon - "Dreamscapes" solo exhibition, 2021
27 x 17cm Framed: 44.5 x 33cm Watercolour - Framed Sold

Thomas Geddes

Moonlight Gathering - "Dreamscapes" solo exhibition, 2021
27 x 18.5cm Framed: 44 x 34.5cm Watercolour - Framed Sold

Thomas Geddes

Inlet, 2021
18 x 18cm Framed: 38 x 38cm Watercolour - Framed Sold