102 x 56 cm
oil on linen
I think of this painting as my bach - with grand illusions. When we recently revisited our old family bach in Ngunguru, Northland, I was saddened to see that its position had been usurped by a new building while the bach had been moved to the back of the section to serve as a storage shed. For this artwork, I decided to reinstate the bach from its present condition, to a prime beachfront location.
Penguin Random House Australia approached me with a request to use 3 of my paintings for the second editions of Tim Winton’s non fiction titles, The Boy Behind the Curtain, Island Home and Land’s Edge (pictured).