Like many Australians, I worry about the well-being of our distinct environment and, like many Australians, I have a deep love of the bush and the ocean which surrounds our amazing country. Banksia-Coral is a morphing of the two.
For me, banksias are a symbol of resilience. They germinate after fire while the life of our corals is tenuous. Banksia-Coral is uniquely beautiful, harsh and delicate. It is a representation of all that needs to be preserved and valued in our world.
clay, glaze, wooden base
60 x 35 x 35
Judges of the 2019 Woollahra Small Sculpture Prize: Professor Ross Harley (Dean of the Faculty of Art & Design and UNSW Chair of Arts and Culture), Louise Herron AM (Chief Executive Officer, Sydney Opera House) and Tim Ross (Design and Architecture advocate, Broadcaster, Author and Comedian).
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