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Sephaville 2006 – 2015

Beyond the end of the railroad, at the mouth of the river, lies Sephaville…

7.17PM – Pastel on Panel – 100 x 120cm – 2011
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In his series Sephaville, Will Teather introduces the viewer to a series of characters, locations and motifs which are self-contained and self-referencing. In his large scale canvases, gulls fly around harlequins, whilst the Gothic architecture looms stoically in the background. Teather’s work is arresting, heart-stopping and exquisitely executed. 

Laura Williams, art historian and curator
Buxton Pacific Mainline  – Pastel on Panel- 2013 (commissioned by Bradley Buxton)
 Dawn in the Hinterlands – 94 x 86 cms  – Pastel on Panel- 2010 – SOLD
 Midnight Train to Millhaven – 127 x 90 cms – Acrylic on panel – 2008 – SOLD

On my first encounter with Will Teather’s paintings from the early Sephaville series I felt a strong emotional recognition, drawn into his dreamy worlds with their sharply -focused Magritte-like clarity. They seem to represent transitory moments captured from a filmic narrative, a telescopic time-hop into late 19th century European visual sensibility. His minimal carnivalesque palettes of bright primaries shine through a patina, apparently muted by layers of Time’s residue. It is enjoyable to imagine what other sensory elements may be implied; the rustle of taffeta, sounds of windmill sails turning slowly, a distant church bell, birds in flight, steam locomotives, a waltz melody, changing weather in a world where gravity has been altered, and the smell of smoke from a Magic Lantern Phantasmagorie Show.

Professor Suzie Hanna
Union Terrace at 3am – 74 x 98 cms – Acrylic on panel- 2008 – SOLD
Queen Street Church at 4am – 92 x 109cm – Chalk pastel on velour – 2007 – SOLD
Study for ‘Venus as a boy’ – 62 x 85cm – Oil on pienture d’essence – 2006 – SOLD
The Jack of Spades- Acrylic on panel -2013 – 14 x 19cm – sold
Christina and Augustus at Dragon Hall, 2009, C-type print, edition of 10
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Carl Solomon! I’m with you in Rockland
Chalk Pastel on velour – 2009
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The Place of Solitude Where Three Dreams Cross – Chalk pastel on velour – 2008 
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Study for ‘The Gull’ – 102 x 37cm – chalk pastel on velour- 2007
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The Playroom – Chalk pastel on velour – 2008
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The Birds – Chalk Pastel on Velour
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Sirens – Chalk and charcoal on velour – 2008 – SOLD
The Dancing Hatter, 61 x 86cm, Oil on canvas – SOLD
The Birds, 45 x 55cm, Acrylic on panel, 2010 – SOLD
The King of Hearts – pastel on panel – 2011 – 30 x 35cm – SOLD
Sybil – Acrylic on panel- 16 x 8cm – SOLD
Harlequin study- pencil on paper – SOLD
That’s the way to do It! – etching -30 x 35cm – 2010
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Physic! – etching – 30 x 35cm – 2010
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Pleased as Punch – etching -2010
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