Current global events and national issues: climate change, threats to the Australian environment, and the current refugee crisis drive the focus of my art. My creative practice is grounded in my deep social conscience and sense of personal responsibility. I believe art can touch people in ways scientific data cannot. I want my work to inform the viewer and inspire them to join the healing journey of alternative thinking, speaking out and joining others in collective action to foster change
Starting the Cycle: from Dead Dirt to Living Soil
Retail Price: AUD$1650
Dimensions: 89 x 89cm (H x W)
Statement: The ancient, delicate soil of the West Australian wheatbelt stretches into the distance on a rust-dyed mosquito net. Since the 1920s industrial agriculture has been mining our soil nutrients and contributing to climate change. Regenerative organic agriculture’s focus on soil health has the potential to substantially mitigate climate change now.
Exhibition: Northern Beaches Environmental Art and Design Prize 2022
Photographer: David Mitchell