Entry into the Kennedy Prize 2015 (http://www.kennedyprize.com.au/view-entries/?entry=1029)
"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. http://www.cliftonsartprize.com/2016/perth/3089/As-We-Grow-Old-the-Beauty-Steals-Inward
acrylic paint, Golden gel, crackle