Benjamin John Laycock

Cradle Mountain Tarn, 2004

oil on canvas

180 x 120cm

From the artist

From the moment of our arrival we have lived in fear and ignorance of this strange land – the snakes, the spiders, the 'savages', the floods, the searing heat, the endless droughts. It is time to abandon the old world vision and turn to our natural landscape foe our strength.

Artist background

Born Melbourne 1956. Lives and works in Barkers Creek, Victoria. Exhibiting since 1982 including Convent Gallery Daylesford 2002. Winner Shinji Matsuri Festival Watercolour Prize Broome 1997.