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Lance Young

Sydney Grammar School

Artwork title
‘Houses are in us as much as we are in them’
HSC year
2015
ARTEXPRESS year
2016
Expressive form
Printmaking
Artist’s statement

When first thinking about my work, I immediately thought to explore a personal experience. Living in a terrace house, I became attached to the idea of representing this iconic form. The repetitive nature of terrace houses creates a distinct neighbourhood without sacrificing the freedom of creativity that stems from individualism. Using printmaking to act as a ‘base’ for my works, I added gouache to express the personal, illustrating multiplicity within commonality.

Influencing artists:
Margaret Preston
Dorrit Black
Cyril Power
Claude Flight