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Desolate yet all undaunted

Sharon Field Watercolour

Desolate yet all undaunted

'Imagine 2000 square kilometres dominated by thousands of trees, the majestic Eucalyptus viminalis.  Now, re-imagine this area as a massive graveyard, with all the trees dead.  Monaro Runes is a visible response to climate change, a ruined landscape - the skeletonised trees like ancient runic symbols'. - Sharon Field This incredible original artwork deserves close inspection. The minute fissures in the boulders, the lichen and detailed surface texture are hard to convey through  online images. The scale of the work is also spectacular at 1.6 metres wide, beautifully framed. Sharon has captured the uniqueness of the landscape of the Cooma Plain in this...

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Painting demonstration with Sharon Field 18/19 July

Sharon Field Watercolour

Painting demonstration with Sharon Field 18/19 July

Due to popular demand, Sharon Field will join us in the gallery again 18/19 July from 10 am until 1 pm. Sharon has generously offered her time and has been in conversation about all things watercolour & botanical art each day since the opening of the show. What a champion!  Each of the subjects of her paintings are also on display. It's been a fascinating exercise for both young and old to identify the specimens from the table in the paintings.

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An interview with Sharon Field

Sharon Field Watercolour

An interview with Sharon Field

  Barbie Robinson from Living Arts Canberra has an insightful chat with Sharon Field whilst viewing Sharon's exhibition Dead leaf dreaming: vignettes. The stories behind the subjects are included in our online gallery for the exhibition. Here, Sharon shares the thought process for choosing her subjects:  what catches her eye, why they are interesting to her and her use of artistic licence. https://livingartscanberra.com.au/sharon-field-dead-leaf-dreaming-vignettes/ Thank you Sharon & Barbie!

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