Join us for the Official Exhibition Opening of
A Naturalist’s Life: a response to the flora and fauna of the Western Downs
by Grace Lithgow and Karen Gaskell
John Mullins Memorial Art Gallery
A Naturalist’s Life showcases botanical drawings and hand painted ceramics from renowned Queensland naturalist and artist Grace Lithgow. The botanical drawings are a detailed record of the regions Acacia species and fascinating fungi to be found in the West – held in trust for the Western Downs community by the Lapunyah Art Gallery.
Hand painted ceramic collection will be on display by both Grace Lithgow and friend, Chinchilla Potter Karen Gaskell, illustrating the beauty of Chinchilla’s delicate wildlife, featuring both birds and flowers from the local area. Together they remind us of the beautiful and diverse natural treasure on our own doorstep.
Friday 23 August, 6.30pm
24 August – 12 October 2019
Grace Lithgow | Aseroe rubra 1998 | Pen, ink and watercolour on paper | 17.5cm x 26.5cm