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Through the Keyhole

I adore making small works; glimpses into other worlds and emotional states. I see these images as windows into the mind as a moment of symbolic thought made tangible. I’ve labelled these glimpses keyhole paintings. Each is framed in a gorgeous vintage frame which can be up to 70 years old. Below are some pieces which have already found homes in Perth but I’d like to share them as they don’t belong to an exhibition.

The Fern Collector I, Oil on Canvas, 2015. Sold
The Bird Collector I, Oil on Canvas, 2015, Sold.
The Shell Collector I, Oil on Canvas, 2015, Sold.

The Shell Collector III, Oil on Canvas, 2015, Sold.
The Shell Collector II, Oil on Canvas, 2015, Sold.
The Bird Collector II, Oil on Canvas, 2015, Sold.

The Butterfly Collector I, Oil on Canvas, 2015, Sold.


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