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Phoebe Batley Monstera

Work by Phoebe Batley
Work by Phoebe Batley
Work by Phoebe Batley
Work by Phoebe Batley

Monstera explores the suburban environment of Sydney, highlighting the tense harmony between urban spaces and native bushland. Loose, gestural brushstrokes contrast with tight, geometric forms to represent a duality that characterises my local area, where native bushland meets suburban neighbourhoods. The title, Monstera, a popular houseplant, alludes to both the natural and the constructed, signifying the presence of the untamed natural world within suburban life in Sydney.

Influencing artists:
Kathryn Macnaughton

School

Cheltenham Girls High School

ARTEXPRESS year

2019

HSC year

2018

Process diary

Work by Phoebe Batley
Work by Phoebe Batley
Work by Phoebe Batley