Road To Johnnos
This painting was first begun after a series of drawings made along the banks of the Blackwood River in 1993. It was reworked several times in ensuing year and finally sold as part of the solo show “Bending Backwards” in 1996.
Its dual purpose was to further discuss perceptions of the landscape in the region and to be an allegorical comment on friendship. I was considering the types of roads we travel down to reach the ones we love – in this case a rough bush track leading to the house of an old friend