Cameron Gill

Cameron Gill

Born and based in Melbourne, Cameron Gill (born 1987) is fast emerging as an artist to collect/of significance for his intricately composed, tonally astute paintings and monotypes.

Gill’s work reveals a painter with a deep understanding of modern and contemporary landscape traditions and an uncommon gift for exploring the idiosyncrasies of mark-making in fresh, compelling ways.

Painting with oil on board and canvas – and, more recently, using oil on board and an etching press to make monotypes – Gill creates all-enveloping landscapes of visual entanglement, loosely based on sketches drawn and photographs taken while traversing pockets of bushland throughout his hometown.

Less interested in evoking a sense of place or exploring the historical resonances of a particular site, Gill employs landscape as a formal framework in which to build his lyrical, partially abstracted pictures that are notable for their dense, rhythmic compositions and dark colour harmonies.

Occasionally eerie, always seductive, his paintings draw the eye, commanding the viewer’s attention with their quiet pictorial alchemy.

Gill’s work demonstrates an affinity with artists as diverse as Cezánne, Gauguin, Munch, Luc Tuymans and Peter Doig.

Other touchstones include Gillian Ayres (“for all-encompassing colour and chaos”), Mamma Andersson (“for the space and abstraction of her landscapes”), Vivian Suter (“to help me loosen up and play with paint”) and John Nixon (“for the simplicity and playfulness, and the life he gives to objects and colour in their simplest form”).

Gill graduated with a Bachelor of Fine Arts from the Victorian College of the Arts (VCA) in 2010, where he was awarded the Roger Kemp Memorial Prize.

Since then, he has held five solo exhibitions, including Pigeon, his debut show with Sophie Gannon Gallery in 2021, which sold out. A key work from that show, Looking back (2021), has been acquired by Artbank.

Additionally, Gill has participated in more than 10 group exhibitions in and around Melbourne and was awarded Most Innovative Work in the 2013 King Valley Art Show.

“In my latest body of work, Arthur and Martha, which focuses on trees, I’ve been trying to capture the weight of trees – their essence – by figuring out their shapes in my own way,” says Gill.

“What makes a tree look like a tree in a picture? How can I suggest a tree without resorting to the obvious? These are the sorts of questions I’ve been asking myself.”


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Cameron Gill Untitled 2023 oil on canvas 150 x 200 cm Sold
Cameron Gill Dusk messmate 2023 oil and crayon on canvas 212.5 x 150.5 cm $7,500.00
Cameron Gill Dead End 2022 oil on masonite 122.2 x 91.7 cm Framed: 124.2 x 93.7 cm Sold
Cameron Gill Going No Where Fast 2023 oil on canvas 160 x 120 cm Framed: 162.5 x 122.5 cm Sold
Cameron Gill Little moment of clarity 2022 oil on paper (monotype) 59 x 39.5 cm Framed: 78.5 x 55.5 cm Sold
Cameron Gill Trees in the water 2022 oil on paper (monotype) 60 x 40 cm Framed: 78.5 x 58.5 cm $1,400.00
Cameron Gill Fire in the forest 2022 oil on paper (monotype) 40 x 60 cm Framed: 58.5 x 78.5 cm Sold
Cameron Gill I’ve been looking for this blue for a while now 2022 oil on paper (monotype) 34 x 34 cm Framed: 78.5 x 58.5 cm Sold
Cameron Gill How did you get in there, guess you're always in there, biding your time 2022 oil on paper (monotype) 59.5 x 44 cm Framed: 78.5 x 58.5 cm Sold
Cameron Gill I wish I could be silly like you can 2022 oil on paper (monotype) 37 x 30 cm Framed: 61.5 x 46.5 cm Sold
Cameron Gill Which one are you again, you're still very new to me 2022 oil on paper (monotype) 37 x 30 cm Framed: 61.5 x 46.5 cm Sold
Cameron Gill Let it wash all over me 2022 oil on paper (monotype) 37 x 39 cm Framed: 61.5 x 46.5 cm Sold
Cameron Gill I'm purple if I'm red blue and white 2022 oil on paper (monotype) 37.5 x 30 cm Framed: 61.5 x 46.5 cm Sold
Cameron Gill It all starts and finishes with green, right? 2022 oil on paper (monotype) 60 x 40 cm Framed: 78.5 x 55.5 cm Sold
Cameron Gill Flowering gums 2022 oil on paper (monotype) 60 x 40 cm Framed: 78.5 x 55.5 cm Sold
Cameron Gill Plastic bag in the wind 2022 oil on paper (monotype) 60 x 40 cm Framed: 78.5 x 55.5 cm Sold
Cameron Gill Its a big beautiful moon tonight 2022 oil on paper (monotype) 59 x 39.5 cm Framed: 78.5 x 55.5 cm Sold
Cameron Gill Lets go for a walk, and i'll follow wherever you want to go 2022 oil on paper (monotype) 59.5 x 40 cm Framed: 78.5 x 55.5 cm Sold
Cameron Gill Wake up to a wet kiss, snout 2022 oil on paper (monotype) 63 x 47 cm Framed: 78.5 x 58.5 cm Sold
Cameron Gill I need to lie down on the ground, close my eyes and turn off that doubt 2022 oil on paper (monotype) 63 x 47 cm Framed: 78.5 x 58.5 cm Sold
Cameron Gill Take your muddy boots off before entering the house 2022 oil on paper (monotype) 63 x 47 cm Framed: 78.5 x 58.5 cm Sold
Cameron Gill Where did you come from? 2022 oil on paper (monotype) 63 x 47 cm Framed: 78.5 x 58.5 cm Sold
Cameron Gill Just go at a snails pace, its not a race 2022 oil on paper (monotype) 63.5 x 47.5 cm Framed: 78.5 x 58.5 cm Sold
Cameron Gill Muddled 2022 oil on paper (monotype) 63 x 47.5 cm Framed: 78.5 x 58.5 cm Sold
Cameron Gill Its old and wrinkly, stop, look and listen 2022 oil on paper (monotype) 49 x 39.5 cm Framed: 78.5 x 58.5 cm $1,400.00
Cameron Gill Lava flow, watch out for the dog below 2022 oil on paper (monotype) 49 x 39 cm Framed: 78.5 x 58.5 cm Sold
Cameron Gill My favorite place isn't too far away 2022 oil on paper (monotype) 49.5 x 39.5 cm Framed: 78.5 x 58.5 cm $1,400.00
Cameron Gill Red and Green together make a lovely gray 2022 oil on paper (monotype) 34 x 34 cm Framed: 78.5 x 58.5 cm Sold
Cameron Gill Trucks on the creek 2022 oil on paper 76.5 x 55.5 cm Framed: 86 x 65.5 cm Sold
Cameron Gill Bit by bit, one thing flows into the other 2022 oil on paper 75.5 x 56 cm Framed: 86 x 65.5 cm Sold
Cameron Gill SKIP BIN! All over the shop 2022 oil on paper 76 x 56 cm Framed: 86 x 65.5 cm Sold
Cameron Gill The last paints of my grandad 2022 oil on paper 76 x 56 cm Framed: 86.5 x 65.5 cm $1,700.00
Cameron Gill KA-BOOM! Out go the lights 2022 oil on board 37.5 x 30 cm Framed: 39 x 31.5 cm Sold
Cameron Gill When purple splits red and blue shapes lift 2022 oil on linen on board 37.5 x 30 cm Framed: 39 x 31.5 cm Sold
Cameron Gill Invasive species 2022 oil on board 37.5 x 30 cm Framed: 39 x 31.5 cm Sold
Cameron Gill Let the kids play 2022 oil on board 37.5 x 30 cm Framed: 39 x 31.5 cm Sold
Cameron Gill Cement tree 2022 oil on board 37 x 30 cm Framed: 39 x 31.5 cm Sold
Cameron Gill The more I squint, the more I blink, these rose colored glasses are covered in ink 2022 oil on board 37.5 x 30 cm Framed: 39 x 31.5 cm Sold
Cameron Gill The trees in flower at golden hour, bite the hand that feeds you 2022 oil on board 37.5 x 30 cm Framed: 39 x 31.5 cm Sold
Cameron Gill It's an old sea bed, cyanotype 2022 oil on canvas 183.5 x 122.5 cm Framed: 186 x 124.5 cm $5,000.00
Cameron Gill Speed it up, slow it down, CMYK, micro macrocarpa 2022 oil on canvas 191.5 x 136 cm Framed: 193.5 x 138.5 cm Sold
Cameron Gill Old man cleaning bricks on his own 2022 oil on canvas 183 x 124.5 cm Framed: 186 x 127.5 cm Sold
Cameron Gill Little bit of light soaking through 2022 oil on canvas 180 x 150 cm Framed: 183 x 152.5 cm Sold
Cameron Gill Perhaps the only constant has been trees, looking at shapes and negative space 2022 oil on canvas 180 x 150 cm Framed: 183 x 152.5 cm Sold
Cameron Gill It’s getting harder to see than it used to be, the ground is toxic all around the creek 2022 oil on canvas 183 x 235 cm Framed: 186 x 241 cm Sold
Cameron Gill Smoke 2020 oil on canvas 186.5 x 211.5 cm Sold
Cameron Gill Wombat hill smoke 2020 oil and oil pastel on masonite 40 x 50 cm Sold
Cameron Gill Bullengarook tree 2020 oil and oil pastel on masonite 60 x 35 cm Sold
Cameron Gill Some creek near Dubbo 2020 oil and oil pastel on board 40 x 50 cm Sold
Cameron Gill Little bit of sky coming through 2020 oil and oil pastel on board 50 x 40 cm Sold
Cameron Gill Bush rats 2020 oil and oil pastel on board 41.5 x 46 cm Sold
Cameron Gill Can't see the forest from the trees 2020 oil and oil pastel on board 50 x 40 cm Sold
Cameron Gill Shape shifter 2020 oil on dibond 40.5 x 30 cm Sold
Cameron Gill We'll all be ruined said Hanrehan, if the rain don't stop this month 2020 oil and oil pastel on canvas on board 40 x 55 cm Sold
Cameron Gill We'll all be ruined said Hanrehan, if the rain don't start this month 2020 oil and oil pastel on canvas on board 40 x 50 cm Sold
Cameron Gill Conspiracy theorist 2020 oil and oil pastel on canvas on board 40 x 50 cm Sold
Cameron Gill Home away from home 2020 oil and oil pastel on board 60 x 40 cm Sold
Cameron Gill Gold 2020 oil and oil pastel on board 61 x 39 cm Sold
Cameron Gill Digging for fool's gold 2020 oil and oil pastel on canvas on board 80.5 x 60 cm Sold
Cameron Gill Big tree 1 2020 oil and oil pastel on masonite 183 x 122 cm Sold
Cameron Gill Big tree 2 2020 oil and oil pastel on masonite 183 x 122 cm Sold
Cameron Gill Make way for a highway 2020 oil and oil pastel on masonite 183 x 122 cm Sold
Cameron Gill Chop chop 2020 oil and oil pastel on masonite 183 x 122 cm Sold
Cameron Gill Matchsticks - charred 2020 oil and oil pastel on canvas 183 x 221.5 cm Sold
Cameron Gill Gonna be a hot one - a nice place to rest 2020 oil and oil pastel on linen 183 x 221.5 cm Sold
Cameron Gill Floating about 2020 oil and oil pastel on canvas on board 183 x 244.5 cm Sold
Cameron Gill Twin Bridges to Tipperary Springs and back again II 2020 oil on canvas 175.5 x 207.5 cm Sold
Cameron Gill Dusk messmate 2023 oil and crayon on canvas 212.5 x 150.5 cm $7,500.00
Cameron Gill Trees in the water 2022 oil on paper (monotype) 60 x 40 cm Framed: 78.5 x 58.5 cm $1,400.00
Cameron Gill It's an old sea bed, cyanotype 2022 oil on canvas 183.5 x 122.5 cm Framed: 186 x 124.5 cm $5,000.00