Ross Tamlin

Ross Tamlin was born in Auckland, New Zealand in 1958. After completing 2 years of a Town Planning course, he was offered a cadetship in a County Council. Ross knew he wanted to be an artist. Declining the cadetship, in 1982 Ross emigrated to Australia in order to find out.

This is when wanting to be an artist became a reality instead of a dream. He began a Fine Arts Certificate course at Meadowbank TAFE, then in Brisbane he completed a graphic arts course before returning to Sydney. In Sydney he joined the artists’ studios in Rozelle; first at CASA studio and then 1+2 studio. It was here that he developed his signature corrugated iron paintings. Influenced by the De Stijl movement, these paintings represent a synthesis of art and function. Incorporating the aesthetics of modern industrial technique, the corrugation in the paintings is a visual illusion created by layers of paint and varnish. The use of bold modern signage adds another layer of visual interpretation.

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Ross Tamlin
Augusta by Ross Tamlin
Augusta
44 x 42 in.
Chamonix B&W by Ross Tamlin
Chamonix B&W
44 x 42 in.
Cloud Nine by Ross Tamlin
Cloud Nine
44 x 42 in.
Extreme Whistler by Ross Tamlin
Extreme Whistler
44 x 42 in.
Highway 86 by Ross Tamlin
Highway 86
60 x 42 in.
Jimmy's Joker by Ross Tamlin
Jimmy's Joker
44 x 42 in.
St. Andrews by Ross Tamlin
St. Andrews
44 x 42 in.
Vail Colorado by Ross Tamlin
Vail Colorado
44 x 42 in.
Verbier/ Vail by Ross Tamlin
Verbier/ Vail
44 x 42 in.