Artist's description:

Entry into the Kennedy Prize 2015 (

"Growing old tarnishes the outward beauty that we have come to recognise in our reflection. With feelings of becoming a prisoner within our ever degrading skin, we grasp at whatever beauty can still be seen beneath the expanding cracks of time, forgetting that our beauty has always been within."

102cm x 76cm (stretched canvas)

This artwork can be viewed on the Cliftons Art Prize website.

Materials used:

acrylic paint, Golden gel, crackle

As We Grow Old, The Beauty Steals Inwards (2015)


  • Acrylic painting, Canvas
  • One of a kind artwork
  • Size: 40.16 × 29.92 × 1.57 in (unframed)
  • This artwork is sold unframed
  • Signed on the front
  • Ready to hang
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