Tasmania's beauty is often a subject that inspires artwork. However one Launceston artist has not only depicted the natural beauty, but also the man-made beauty, to capture the state in all its glory.
Edna Broad's Land + Water exhibition captures estuaries, boats, beaches, walking tracks, bush tracks, coastal regions, and rivers located in Tasmania.
Some of the work also covers the four year period in which the artist was inspired by the Tamar Wetlands and its history and birdlife.
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"[I wanted to do this work] because I have been an artist for so long. The landscape has always been important to me because Tasmania has so much to offer," Broad said.
The artist grew up in Melbourne in the inner city. She was amazed by the sights the Tasmanian landscape had to offer when she moved to the Apple Isle.
Broad, a self taught artist, said though she now worked mostly in landscape, she also had experience with abstract and expressionist work.
She uses a variety of mediums including oil, acrylic, pastel, graphite watercolour and ink to produce her work.
Broad's work has appeared as a finalist in the coveted Glover Prize, among others such as the Maritime Art Award and Burnie Print Prize.
Her art also proudly sits on the walls of the Queen Victoria Museum and Art Gallery in the exhibition Herself -a showcase of works by female artists from the years 1820 to 2020.
Land + Water will be on show at the Scottsdale Art Gallery until April 28.