'On first impressions: landmarks, colour and mystery of Battery Point' - an exhibition of pastel paintings by Stephanie Parkyn
Moving home is a time of exploration and discovery - navigating new streets, finding your bearings and locating landmarks. These works are a response to the sense of story embedded in the buildings of Battery Point that remains long after people have left their work and moved on.
In February 2010, I moved from New Zealand to Tasmania and I am a visual artist, writer and freshwater scientist. Pastel painting is a new direction for me, away from my background in printmaking (primarily etching). The colours of Hobart are striking - so pastels, pure pigments of colour, seemed a natural choice to express my feelings for the
Welcome to my first solo exhibition, first pastel paintings, and first impressions of my year in Battery Point!
INKA gallery, Salamanca Place, 3 March - 23 March 2011
Opening 4 March 5.30pm - all welcome