In this collection of drawings and works on paper, Chris Humphries transports us to central Victoria, inspired by a seven year period spent living on the urban rural fringe of North West Melbourne with his family.
Humphries’ interpretation of the landscape around Tooborac, Lancefield, Pyalong, Nulla Vale and Heathcote South is neither photographic nor accurate documentation- more an emotive response to his dramatic surroundings, shrouded in a tension emerging from the many personal challenges that the artist faced living in this area.
“The rock formations… seem to perform, balanced in frozen moments and grouped in ways that compliment and contrast with other clusters of rock… On occasion they can appear to be other-worldly.” – Chris Humphries, 2014.
Check out Chris Humphries‘ Regional Arts Victoria member profile HERE.
Image: The Cluster (2014), Ink and Pencil on Paper.