The drawings, paintings and sculptures from four emerging local artists featured in a new exhibition at Backspace Gallery tell a meandering tale of society as a whole.
Myfanwy McLean's sculptures, set in concrete blocks, represent mental illness while Rachel 'Rocket' Power's drawings follow a theme of escapism. Teira Stuart's oil paintings focus on the connection between artist and muse, and Mel Jane Wilson's watercolour drawings make observations from abstraction and natural formations.
"I am inspired by inner visions so that things which are unseen become my reality while l am in front of my canvas," Ms Stuart said. "It is both a blessing and a joy to create in this way - there is a deeper world within, a world without end and l seek that which is unknown."
Venus Rising is at Backspace Gallery until July 7.
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