Solomon’s choice

Other drawings, languishing in the orphan stack, may find their way into the work because they add to the visual story, offering clues of the drawing’s underlying intent of capturing memory and meaning.


A scattered post about right now, complaining of sore arms, describing a little of my current art practice all on the cusp of our nation’s important federal election. A chance to discard the political sludge accumulated over the past decade and reshape our country for the better. Roll on Saturday night.

Looking for a likeness

Winter approaches outside my study window and into my mind. Across the sea, Gaza is exploding and Australia continues to be governed by aliens. For relief I look to the art works hanging in a corner of our writing room: Jim Wigley’s ink drawing of 3 women and child returning with fish, Noel Counihan’s linocut, ‘Laughing Christ’ and Brandy Tjungurrayi’s painting of the “football game”. All three works are part of my story.