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Stephen Wiltshire meets Kristina Keneally at Customs House Sydney

30 April 2010  Story and Photos:  MiSociety

Stephen Wiltshire takes a shine to NSW Premier Kristina Keneally
Stephen Wiltshire is the extraordinary artist who draws and paints cityscapes from memory and his appearance at Sydney’s Customs House drew a huge crowd of media and public along with the NSW Premier Kristina Keneally. 

Stephen first came to world attention when he was featured on the BBC QED program ’The Foolish Wise Ones’ in 1987.  Stephen  has since become one of the globes most talked about and published artists for his ability to almost be a human camera. 

After gazing at Sydney for just 20 minutes from Sydney Tower  Stephen  went away to produce the drawing pictured below.  When asked “would you be able to reproduce this work again in say, a month?” Stephen replied “It’s hard to say”.  This work along with many others are on display at Customs House until 16th May.  

Prints of Stephen’s works may be purchased from as little as about $80 with a third of them already sold.  An offer of 250 thousand pounds  for Stephens drawing of Dubai was refused recently so these prints will find buyers very quickly indeed.  The proceeds from the sale of  prints of Stephens works in Australia will go to Autism Spectrum Australia (Aspect), a not for profit organisation committed to helping people on the autism spectrum achieve their potential.

Don’t walk, run to Customs House to view and/or buy Stephen Wiltshire’s work and while you are there take a peek at Gary Heery’s ‘ Endangered’ photographic exhibition.  www.customshouse.com.au

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Stephen Wiltshire was presented with a mini Muscle Car at Customs House

Stephen Wiltshire was presented with a mini Muscle Car gd

Stephen Wiltshire was presented with a mini Muscle Car at Customs House

Stephen Wiltshire with the Muscle Car

Stephen Wiltshire with the Muscle Car

Stephen Wiltshire with the Muscle Car

Stephen Wiltshire enjoying his chat with Kristina Keneally

Stephen Wiltshire enjoying his chat with Kristina Keneally

Stephen Wiltshire enjoying his chat with Kristina Keneally

Stephen Wiltshire with a group of kids from Vern Barnett

Stephen Wiltshire with a group of kids from Vern Barnett

Stephen Wiltshire with a group of kids from Vern Barnett

Stephen Wiltshire's Sydney

Stephen Wiltshire's Sydney

Stephen Wiltshire's Sydney

Stephen Wiltshire with his Sydney drawing and Anthony Perl from Spectrum

Stephen Wiltshire with his Sydney drawing and Anthony Perl from Spectrum

Stephen Wiltshire with his Sydney drawing and Anthony Perl from Spectrum

Stephen Wiltshire, his sister Annette and Spectrum representatives

Stephen Wiltshire, his sister Annette and Spectrum representatives

Stephen Wiltshire, his sister Annette and Spectrum representatives

Stephen Wiltshire and his drawing of Sydney

Stephen Wiltshire and his drawing of Sydney

Stephen Wiltshire and his drawing of Sydney

NSW Premier Kristina Keneally discusses Stephen's Sydney cityscape

NSW Premier Kristina Keneally discusses Stephen's Sydney cityscape

NSW Premier Kristina Keneally discusses Stephen's Sydney cityscape

NSW Premier Kristina Keneally chats with Stephen Wiltshire about his work

NSW Premier Kristina Keneally chats with Stephen Wiltshire about his work

NSW Premier Kristina Keneally chats with Stephen Wiltshire about his work

Kristina Keneally was a hit with Stephen Wiltshire

Kristina Keneally was a hit with Stephen Wiltshire

Kristina Keneally was a hit with Stephen Wiltshire

Annette Wiltshire (sister), Stephen Wiltshire, NSW Premier Kristina Keneally, Adrian Ford CEO Spectrum

Annette Wiltshire (sister), Stephen Wiltshire, NSW Premier Kristina Keneally, Adrian Ford CEO Spectrum

Annette Wiltshire (sister), Stephen Wiltshire, NSW Premier Kristina Keneally, Adrian Ford CEO Spectrum

Kristina Keneally NSW Premier chatting with Stephen Wiltshire

Kristina Keneally NSW Premier chatting with Stephen Wiltshire

Kristina Keneally NSW Premier chatting with Stephen Wiltshire

Kristina Keneally and Stephen Wiltshire with his Sydney drawing

Kristina Keneally and Stephen Wiltshire with his Sydney drawing

Kristina Keneally and Stephen Wiltshire with his Sydney drawing

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