Momentary Stillness was selected as a finalist for the 2013 Adelaide Perry Drawing Prize. This drawing grew over several years until I finally resolved it by adding the collage of torn paper thereby creating a sense of calm and floating within a perceived 3 dimensional space.

"Momentary Stillness" 2008 - 2012 Pastel, charcoal and collage on Arches 100x x150cm $4800
“Momentary Stillness” 2008 – 2012 Pastel, charcoal and collage on Arches 100x x 150cm  $4800

Road Trip West I has been selected as a finalist in the 2013 Muswellbrook Art Prize held at Muswellbrook Regional Arts Centre from 24 March to 12 May.

"Road Trip West I" 2012 Pastel on 400gsm Whatmans paper 56 x 76cm $1800
“Road Trip West I” 2012 Pastel on 400gsm Whatmans paper 56 x 76cm $1800

Many of my observations recorded, are as a passenger from the car as I journey through and past the country. The resulting blur forces me to concentrate on the colours and repeated shapes. I note these characteristics in the form of rough sketches and descriptive words.

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