Ian McCONNELL

Accession number 1982_119
Artwork title Ajoul
Date of work 1982
Credit Line / Acquisition Information Acquired from the City of Lismore Art Exhibition 1982
Signed & Dated Ian McCONNELL 1982 brhc
Display Height / Width 123cm x 108cm
Subject Abstract
Artwork Statement

'That bubble thing? he's not around, he lived in Byron for many years and then he went travelling, he was a very reclusive man and does exquisite painting, but is very precious about his work and doesn't really show it very much. He had a little gallery in Byron once, he tried to do the whole business trip there, found it very difficult but his little gallery was excellent. It wasn't so long ago; it was in the guest house building before they rennovated, It was called Ridgidige. He's a very dedicated, like starving in the garret type of person, just totally dedicated to his art and then becoming involved with Aborigines, I think he probably went walkabout, up in North of Queensland somewhere. He could be anywhere'. Jan Rae (first director LRAG) 1994

Credit Line / Acquisition Information Acquired from the City of Lismore Art Exhibition 1982

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