Christopher Orr

Nature's Gift, 2006

oil on board

90 x 120cm

From the artist

The cultural landscape of 19th century European settlement has been imposed. This is evidenced by exotic oaks, elms, poplars and beech, whilst crop patterns, cultivated hills and hedgerows bordering narrow country roads complete the melange. Rich soils produce abundant food crops for worldly consumption. A beautiful market garden – indeed nature's gift.

Artist background

Born Melbourne 1945. Lives and works in Hobart. Exhibiting in Tasmania since early 2000s. Winner of the TasArt Patron's Award Burnie 2005.