The Wonder Years, a large composite drawing made up of 26 A2-sized parts, acts like a fingerprint; a unique map of an oft-forgotten mind. Universal, though intensely personal, imagery has been assembled carefully, finely drawn around and within a large stylised skeleton.
Image 1: The Wonder Years 19, 2007-13, Ink on Paper
Image 2: The Wonder Years 1, 2007-13, Ink on Paper
Image 3: The Wonder Years 11, 2007-13, Ink on Paper
Image 4: The Wonder Years 24, 2007-13, Ink on Paper
Image 5: The Wonder Years 20, 2007-13, Ink on Paper
The Anxietycycle is a dichotomous conundrum as it is simultaneously attractive and repulsive.This work is intended to offer a question for contemplation: can we be enticed by something that embodies an inherent revulsion if the context is shifted?
Image 6: Anxietycycle 3, 2013, Gouache on Paper
Image 7: Anxietycycle 1, 2013, Gouache on Paper
Image 8: Anxietycycle 4, 2013, Gouache on Paper
Image 9: Anxietycycle 5, 2013, Gouache on Paper
Image 10: Architectural Illustration, 2014, Ink on Paper, Commissioned by Defence Housing Australia
Image 11: Child Portrait, 2013, Coloured Pencil on Paper
Image 12: Animal Portrait, 2014, Watercolour