The following paintings are from an exhibition I did for Wollongong City Regional Gallery entitled 'You Cant Hide in a Small Town'.
I had been living in a tiny community of 400, and over the course of an 18 month period there were 14 marriage breakups.
Coloured pencils and Dutch Metal gilding.
'Ashes Urn - Falling in Love With God'.
Plaster, wire, acrylic paint, resin, glass picture frame, plastic container, string, small resin sculpture, dried leaves, metal tubing, Dutch metal and aluminium gilding.
This piece was done for a group exhibition called 'The Final Journey' where each artist commented on death.
'Midnight in the Garden'
Acrylics on board, gilding in aluminium leaf, raised paint techniques and bas-relief sculpture, embroidered fabrics, resin sculptures, string, top protective coats of oil based varnish and resin.
Cement with rust finish. Limited edition of 5 sculptures.
'Self Portrait as a Crash Test Dummy'
Gilding in aluminium, 24 carat gold and oxidised copper, bas-relief sculptures, heart shaped rocks, abalone shells, acrylic paint, dried rose stems, small resin sculptures.
This work was done for a group exhibition on the subject of 'Pleasure and Pain'.
Copyright Debra Liel-Brown
'The Eye of the Other Woman'
Acrylics on paper, pencil, collage, wood, bas-relief sculpture, pins,,gilding in Dutch metal.
'Housewife, Madonna, Godess.
Acrylics on paper, gilding in Dutch metal, bas-relief sculpture.
Acrylics on paper, bas-relief sculpturs, aluminium gilding, nails, script, photographic hologram phone.
Lead pencil, coloured pencils, acrylic paint, gilding in 24 carat gold and oxidised Dutch metal, collage, embroidered guitar,,bas-relief sculptures.
Acrylics and collage on paper.
Available as a limited edition print 60cm x 45cm.