Elaine d'Esterre

Feminist Visual Artist – Paintings, Mixed Media and Etchings


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In past blogs I’ve described how high ocean tides have gradually removed interesting features of Point Roadknight such as ‘columns ‘ and ‘porticos’ of the petrified forest. Large sections of the rock face have fallen right angled on the foreshore.

Every year or so I bear witness to each piece of lost landform so I’ve titled this oil on canvas “DEstruction at Point Roadknight, 2018-19, dimension 120 x 92 cm

Author: elainedesterre

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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  1. This looks Fabulous Ed’E xx