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Lynne Mullane Finalist in Gallipoli Art Prize 2017

April 19 @ 8:00 am - April 28 @ 5:00 pm

Lynne Mullane, a member of JBBarts, is a finalist in the current Gallipoli Art Prize.This is her second year as a finalist (2016 and 2017).

Congratulations Lynne

This annual prize is held at the Gallipoli Club in Loftus Street Sydney, exhibiting from  19th April to 28th April. 

Lynne Mullane

Artist’s statement

My painting ‘Les and his boys’ depicts an imagined encounter between my grandfather, Charles Leslie Webster (Les), a Light Horseman who served in World War I and three of his five sons, who were part of the Second Australian Imperial Force in World War II.  Les is the tall proud figure at the back embracing his sons (from the left) Roy John Webster, Charles James Webster (Jim) and my father Lorne Leslie Webster.  I don’t know if the brothers trained together or met up during their war years because my father was part of the generation who didn’t talk about their war experiences.  Jim, although now very frail is still a proud veteran.  I like to imagine Les and his boys as young courageous men, happy to be in uniform and ready to serve.

 

 

Details

Start:
April 19 @ 8:00 am
End:
April 28 @ 5:00 pm

Venue

Gallipoli Club
Loftus Street
Sydney, NSW Australia
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