Allyson Parsons

Made in Strahan – Tasmania, 2014

oil on Belgian linen

92 x168

From the artist

The tapestry of shapes and colours and juxtapostion in the landscape of these humble dwellings, hand-made from recycled bits of tin, wood and wire, speak to me of a simple life, a close-knit community, savouring the past and old traditions of mateship and cameraderie. I stumbled upon it late in the day, tucked behind the sea-side town of Strahan.

Artist background

Born in rural South Australia in 1965. Studio near Port Vincent, SA. Exhibiting since 1980s primarily in South Australia. Finalist in John Leslie Art Prize 2012 & 2016; and Gallipoli Memorial Art Prize, Sydney 2013.

Represented by Hill Smith Fine Art, Adelaide