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Andrew Edwards

St Aloysius' College

Artwork title
Blue catastrophes and other natural disasters
HSC year
Expressive form
Artist’s statement

My body of work explores the textures and surfaces evident in nature; the use of paper clay has allowed me to investigate the naturally-occurring patterns of the Australian landscape, particularly the colours and forms of erosion. My sculpture and ceramics are influenced by the witnessing of natural disasters – their destructive force and creative potential. By making impressions in the clay I have explored contour and form in a style reminiscent of the Papunya Tula artists of the Central Western Desert, but have also made reference to geometric structures and manufactured forms.

Influencing artists: Papunya Tula artists of the Central Western Desert

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