My work explores psychological scenarios often representing a journey within the dualities of life and death, reality and fantasy, past and present. I am interested in the relationship between the mind and material world and the related phenomenon of the metaphysical. Creating art is a way of attempting to bridge the gap between these worlds.
Courtesy of Gallerysmith
Lynda Draper is a visual artist who is primarily an object maker and works in the ceramic medium. She has received numerous national and international awards and grants including two New Work and a Skills and Development grant from the Australia Council for the Arts.
Her works are in significant collections such as National Gallery of Australia; International Museum of Ceramics, Faenza, Italy; Smithsonian Institute, Washington; Artbank Australia, SAM Shepparton Art Museum; Myer Foundation; Campbelltown City Art Gallery; Gold Coast City Art Gallery; University of Wollongong and the FLICAM Museum, China. Lynda is currently represented by Gallerysmith, Melbourne.
ceramic, various glazes
74 x 40 x 15 cm
Judges of the 2016 Woollahra Small Sculpture Prize: Wendy Whiteley OAM (Ambassador for the visual arts), Rhonda Davis (Senior Curator at Macquarie University Art Gallery) and Barry Keldoulis (CEO and Group Fairs Director of Art Fairs Australia).
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