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
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