Roxanne Lillis

My artworks are created following sketches on our acreage of virgin bushland. My studio overlooks regenerating bushland and the slow return of fauna. Oil paints and glazes are applied in layers attempting to capture not only the recovery, but the history of trauma.

This has become essential in my mode of existence since the devastation of losing everything in a bushfire; seeping into my heart and rationale.

The paintings, on canvas are simultaneously philosophical and literal.

My intention is to create ambiguous organic forms. The ambiguity opens diverse interpretations.

Whimsical yet solemn, in an abstract expressionist style.