Ellis Rowan Curator’s Talk

Cairns Art Gallery Curator, Kylie Burke will share insights into the research behind the curation of the exhibition Ellis Rowan: Colonialism and Nature Painting  and discuss the  breath-taking work of Australian artist and illustrator, Ellis Rowan.  Ellis Rowan was no mere ‘lady flower painter’ and was in fact a fascinating character who is as well known for her adventures and flower-hunting expeditions as she is for her stunning paintings.

This is a free event and all are welcome to attend. 




Wheel of Fire (Stenocarpus sinuatus) 1891-1892, watercolour and gouache on toned wove paper
54.8 x 38.1 cm E
llis Rowan Collection, Queensland Museum




Saturday 9 Sep
11:00am - 11:30am

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Cost: Free

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