580mm x 1000mm
Acrylic pigment on silk, wool filled, hand stitched, mounted & framed
Photo: Geoff Ambler
Private collection, Australia
The image here is a reflection on the powerful and persistent force of that most giving element — water. Water’s nature is to flow, to respond by accepting forces acting upon it and to continually seek its own nature. When it comes up against obstacles it continues to express itself — while its path may be obscured, its nature remains true. In its accommodating nature, water carries a great and persistent force. Rock is solid, water is fluid yet water wears rock. Over time its action against this obstacle of rock has smoothed and eroded an outlet for its pent-up force.