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Samuel Cutcher

Chatswood High School

Artwork title
Rivers
HSC year
2011
ARTEXPRESS year
2012
Expressive form
Collection of works
Artist’s statement

I have lived my whole life in sight of the river, around which lives a spirit: the old man of the river. The banksia is a symbol of this spirit, gnarled and bearded. This also describes my father – as old as men get – who walks and wades in the rocky mountain rivers. Through my chosen media I have attempted to explore the character of these old men.

Influencing artists: Brett Whiteley, William Robinson, Fred Williams, Dylan Martorell

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