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Exhibitions by Tony Foster

Exploring Beauty: Watercolour Diaries from the Wild

Beauty: (n) The quality that gives pleasure to the sight or aesthetic pleasure generally; a particular grace or excellence; a fine specimen of its kind. My new exhibition is entitled “Exploring Beauty - Watercolour Diaries From The Wild”...
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Sacred Places: Watercolour Diaries from the American South West

The focus of this current exhibition is a collection of paintings done over a period of 3 years. These paintings - as with Foster's other work – are a result of intensive research, living and working on location, engaging with local and indigenous communities and promoting the cause of protection of wild places...
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Searching for a Bigger Subject: Everest and the Grand Canyon

The exhibition is the result of three journeys to paint Everest, and three to the Grand Canyon. It was shown in six cities: Truro, London, Sante Fe, Dallas, New York and Phoenix.
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Watermarks: Watercolour Diaries - from Swamps to Icebergs

Tony Foster's exhibition, WaterMarks, features water in all its manifestations. A 42 page fully illustrated catalogue is available - contact Gerald Peters Gallery to purchase a copy. Since 1982 Tony Foster has created a series of 'watercolour diaries' in the world's great wildernesses, travelling mostly on foot or by canoe or raft...
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The Whole Salmon: Watercolour Diaries on the Salmon River

In June 2002 Tony Foster, with a group of companions from Sun Valley, Idaho and his brother, Steve, from England, travelled the entire length of the Salmon River (406 miles) in order to make a series of watercolour diaries which describe the river in all its aspects...
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After Lewis and Clark: Watercolour Diaries made following their route

In 1804 the official charge to Merriwether Lewis and William Clark from President Thomas Jefferson was to document the topography, geology and ecology of the land between the Mississippi and the Pacific Ocean for the future benefit and knowledge of the American people...
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Ice and Fire: Watercolour Diaries of Volcano Journeys

Tony Foster travelled to the Pacific Northwest, Montserrat, Bolivia and Hawaii. The result was an exhibition of forty of his works which exhibited until 31 July 1999. Tony Foster has published a limited edition artist's book of his volcano journeys...
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Arid Lands: Watercolour Diaries of Journeys across Deserts

Journeys in deserts have constraints. As a matter of life and death each person needs a gallon of water per day and a gallon of water weighs ten pounds. In mounting this expedition Tony had to be meticulous in ensuring that the logistics of his re-supply caches, pickups and key contacts were accurately planned...
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Rainforest Diaries: Watercolours from Costa Rica

1991-93 Rainforest Diaries - a series of journeys in Costa Rica It may not seem a very practical idea to go to remote and untamed rainforests, to live alone there in a little tent and attempt to paint them (especially in watercolour!) but that is what Tony Foster did...
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