Painted on a trip to the Northern Territory. I have a fascination with Alice Springs because my parents lived there during the 1950's. My father worked for Connellan Airways. Both my sisters were born in Alice Springs and parents were friendly with the artist, Albert Namatjira.
The Sydney based painter Peter Francis Lawrence is fascinated by the unconscious hold that the landscape has over him and the hearts and minds of the Australian people.
Drawn to the land and the sea, his works shares Australia though his eye, incorporating rugged and textural elements so commonly found in Australian Landscapes.