MAPPING LOAM ISLAND

The deep north has proven a lure for Australian artists, including Sylvia Ditchburn who arrived in North Queensland from Toowoomba in 1967.

 

She had spent decades since walking in, knowing, painting and evoking in form and exotic colour a landscape that she has found entrancing.

 

Mapping Loam Island on the Ross is constructed like a portrait in homage to this special place, a pocket of wildness on the banks of the Ross River, yet located only 27 minutes’ drive to the Perc Tucker Regional Gallery in Townsville’s CBD.

 

In her capture of this place, she takes us into its smallness which expands into a sense of the holistic connectedness of the natural world.

 

Selection written by Louise Martin-Chew, from her exhibition essay.

Date

17 Feb 2021 - 11 Apr 2021
Expired!

Time

Every Day
10:00 am - 3:00 pm

Cost

Free

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Location

Perc Tucker Regional Gallery
Corner Denham St & Flinders St, Townsville City QLD 4810 QLD
Category
REGISTER