Monday, 21 September, 2020
to Sunday, 4 October, 2020
Patrice Wills and Elizabeth Clark acknowledge that the deepest connection to the land and the heart of understanding this country lay with First Nations People. Time spent with the Warlukurlangu Artists in the remote Warlpiri community of Yuendumu in Central Australia, Northern Territory, inspired a new response to the Australian landscape.
Returning to their studios with sketches, and memories, each embarked on creating a new body of work in which the beauty of the land continued to reverberate in paintings that express a reverence for people and place. Desert inspired paintings that echo the ocean, placed in a seaside gallery, highlight issues of our collective Australian identity and the vastness, diversity and unity of the land and its people.