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SWELL Smalls Gallery 2023 Artwork – Serenity II

The sculpture ‘Serenity’ aims to capture my connection and aesthetic response to the power of the Australian coastal landscape. The portrait’s closed eyes, textured surface and resultant play of light conveys the essence of looking inward, an elevated or meditative state. In direct contrast the reclining figure embodies a strong physical presence communicating the innate response of the senses to the raw physical environment, the elements of sand, sea, sun and wind….