This drawing is a FINALIST in the Lyn McCrea Memorial Drawing Prize at the Noosa Regional Gallery exhibition in October 2017. While cruising in the Whitsunday islands I spent a memorable night moored beneath Peter Head being tossed around by a big swell. I spent most of the night looking at the moonlight on Peter Head checking our position in case the anchor dragged. In the morning I sketched the craggy bluff so I could record the night forever.
My painting of Mt Coonowrin is a finalist in 2017 Queensland Regional Art Awards. The iconic Glasshouse Mountains are the cores of huge volcanoes that erupted many centuries ago. They were named 'Glasshouse" by Captain Cook when he sailed up the Q!ld coast in 1770. The local Aboriginals called this mountain 'Coonowrin' and it had special meaning for the local tribes who frequented the area. Driving from Noosa to Brisbane as I do regularly I often see Mt Coonowrin silhouetted