I continue this Mungo series with the addition of three more collages consisting of pieces of printed collagraph, gold leaf, handmade paper and pastel paper on BFK Rives print making paper. The strange glow of sunset on the Mungo dunes has eluded me in the past as the chocolate box look was an ever present danger. But I’ve often tried to depict my sunrise and sunset feelings of excitement, anticipation and joy.
Setting Sun at Mungo, 2015, drypoint, copper leaf and paper on BFK Rives
The Last Ray at Mungo, 2015, drypoint, collagraph and collage
The Melting Heat At Mungo, 2015, collage and drypoint
I have been producing oil paintings, mixed media, prints (etching), digital prints and drawings for many years travelling to the Australian outback and overseas for inspiration and further education.
My formal education consists of a PhD in painting and a BA in printmaking and my artwork is represented in public and private collections.
My purpose and ongoing challenge is to create a gender-balanced and environment-focused iconography within the Western canon of European oil painting.
These themes find expression within imagery about time, memory and identity as well as in geomorphology of evolutionary and environmental significance.
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