2023 ARTIST BIOS | Christopher Trotter

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About Christopher Trotter 

Trotter’s professional art practice began in 1990 exhibiting along the east coast of Australia.
Using his architectural training, along with 30+ years of professional arts practice, Trotter produces works that are accessible, innovative and engaging. Since 1994 Trotter has been commissioned to create over 50 public works for various government bodies, councils, universities, and developers.

Trotter has exhibited internationally. In 2001 and 2003 Trotter had solo exhibitions in Tokyo. In 2010 his work was selected by the Australian Federal Government for prominent display at the entry to the Australian Pavilion at the World Expo – Shanghai. In 2020 Trotter was commissioned to create 3 artworks for Tokyo Bay, and in 2021 he won the Inaugural ‘Ephemera Acquisition Prize’ in Townsville. Trotter’s work was featured in Australian Arts Review in 2021

2023 SWELL ARTWORK – A ‘Rant’

A power plant. An industrial growth. A rant. A good reason. A broken oath

It’s out of the blue, with no known agenda. Runs on gender fluid ONLY, and seafood extender

And no one knows what that is…


Instagram: @christophertrotter

Facebook: Christopher Trotter

Website: trotter.com.au

Come and see for yourself at SWELL Sculpture Festival, Pacific Parade, Currumbin 8th – 17th SeptemberT