Historical information


Known for his interest in the minimalist harmonies of paint, Alan Bates lives in regional Victoria and his works resource local places. Works can speak of landscape or the weathered detritus randomly found in abandoned industrial areas including the dockside.

Alan Bates is a graduate of the University of Ballarat (now Federation University), and has been exhibiting regularly since 1990.

This item is part of the Federation University Art Collection. The Art Collection features over 2000 works and was listed as a 'Ballarat Treasure' in 2007.

Physical description

Abstract landscape

Inscriptions & markings

Signed lower right side 'Alan Bates '94'