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"The Sun, the Moon, and the Stars" by Kathleen Jennings

Kathleen Jennings

"The Sun, the Moon, and the Stars" by Kathleen Jennings

$ 300.00

– Work From the 2016 Iceland Residency –

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Kathleen Jennings
Oxley, Australia

The Sun, the Moon, and the Stars
Original Artwork
Watercolor, gouache, pencil
6" x 8"

About this piece:

In July 2017, I traveled through three volcanic landscapes of vastly different age and human history (South-East Queensland, Dartmoor, and Iceland). As part of the process of studying the different shapes that related stories took in changed physical surroundings, I developed the text for an illustrated fairytale-influenced by Iceland's history and landscape. This is the first of four of the illustrations for the proposed book. It features the moment in which three mysterious ladies (mist-pale, stone-shouldered and seal-slick) send a young shepherdess away, through a landscape of moss and geysers, to recover some unusual jewelry they mislaid beneath a mountain.

About this artist:

Kathleen Jennings is an illustrator and writer based in Brisbane, Australia. Her artwork has been shortlisted three times for the World Fantasy Award and has won a number of Australian Ditmar Awards. She was raised on fairy tales in Western Queensland and has always been fascinated by the intersections and interplay of stories with their landscape, and the overlap of narrative and art.


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