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Artist Name:
Monika Viktoria Diak
Jo Dyer in her studio
About the artwork:

Jo Dyer is an artist exploring themes of connecting, belonging and slowing down. She was part of the “Renew Newcastle” program for 5 years. Jo has been cultivating a “values-led practice”, aiming to be mindful and present. On her daily walks she intricately traces the delicate and fragile veins of fallen flowers. I have painted Jo in her studio, surrounded by her paintings the way a gardener may be half-engulfed by flowering shrubs and bushes in their garden – tended lovingly and carefully.

(Please note, some image proportions do not match the preview display. Click the image to see the full photograph.)

36 x 51 cm



About the artist:

My partner’s entire family lives in the Hunter region: in Muswellbrook and Newcastle. Living nearby and visiting regularly, Newcastle has become an important hub that caters to our creative interests.

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