Darryl Trott (1942 – 2004) The world has lost a wonderful person and it’s greatest watercolour artist following Darryl’s untimely death on the 9th June 2004 following a heart attack. Despite this tragic loss we are fortunate to have the legacy of his magnificent original art here at Landsborough Galleries.
Darryl Trott achieved a feel and flow with watercolour that no other medium comes close to. The Australian born artist was inspired from the very young age of six when he received his first set of watercolour paints for Christmas. From this early age he knew that his fingers and watercolour paint were a natural combination. But it was thirty years or more before his childhood love of flowers and art were brought to the surface by Ruth Tuck, a great Australian floral artist and teacher.
On moving to the United States, Darryl soon became one of America’s top water colourists. His paintings have graced the walls of the White House, purchased by the Clintons, the homes of Pavarotti and Oprah Winfrey to name a few.