Linda Keough

Introduced Species, 2013

oil on canvas

120 x 120cm

From the artist

This works is a reference to the introduction of non-endemic plants, people, and pests, each occupying their own space, albeit granted by questionable means. Each in its own separate way, exists to survive, but threatens the natural beauty in which it lives.

Artist background

Born in New Zealand 1961. Lives and works in Longford, Tasmania. Exhibiting since 2004. Winner Border Art Prize, Gold Coast 2009 & Stanthorpe Art Acquisition Prize 2006. Finalist in Waterhouse 2012.

Represented by Handmark Gallery, Evandale & Hobart.