Kerry Martin

Lake Lea – High Country #2, 2006

oil on canvas

90 x 90cm

From the artist

Lake Lea is high in the north west country near Cradle Mountain National Park. The area around the lake is desolate – windswept heath and snow covered peaks in winter. It has a compelling melancholy that provokes a sense of isolation and 'otherness' that is hard to explain.

Artist background

Lives and works in Erriba, Tasmania. Exhibiting since early 1980s including solo show at Devonport Regional Gallery 2004. Winner of People's Choice at Hobart Art Prize 2005. Finalist in Island Art Prize 2005. Selected five times for Portia Geach.