The exhibition opening was successful with sales and inquiring comments, a poetry reading by Patricia Sykes who composed a poem titled Desert Poet in response to one of my paintings and much discussion about ideas informing our work and the way that Curator Sally Groom created a visual dialogue between the images.
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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