February 3rd, 2023Cosmo BLOOMing
BLOOM, an exhibition of new paintings by local artist Kevin Smith is now showing at the The Cosmopolitan Hotel in Trentham.
The new paintings, created in his Little Hampton studio during the past three years of Covid lockdowns,
capture the townscapes and landscapes of the central highlands and beyond in Kevin’s colourful,
vibrant, expressionist style.
Trained in fine arts at the National Gallery Art School in the 1960s, Kevin has been creating, exhibiting and selling his original works for almost 60 years. He has won multiple awards including the Swiss Italian
Art Prize in Daylesford and Trentham Art Show prizes for best oil, acrylic, pastel and best
To meet the artist, head to The Cosmo on Saturdays, February 4 and 11 from 4pm to 6pm.
Kevin said the title BLOOM expressed the joy of “being able to once again connect with
the creative loving populace”.
“The time has come to help the creatives of the region to ‘bloom and blossom’ after being
unable to exhibit and sell their works for the past three years.”
The exhibition runs till the end of March.