Sharon Greenaway

Image Sharon Greenaway

I am a photographic artist based in Bendigo, Victoria.

I use my photographic art in a variety of mixed media to achieve my final outcomes. 

The outcomes of my work include but are not limited to scarves and shawls; one off art books; Giclee photographs and miniature scale art pieces using 1/12th dolls house scale.

My arts practice has been heavily influenced by my love of the natural world and family life. 

The last few years has seen me concentrate on local wildflowers near my home in regional Victoria. My aim is to encourage people to research their own local wildflowers for their gardens, especially for the challenging-hard-to-manage-parts. Local native plants that have survived years of varying climates are a good choice.

Highlighting the beauty of nature, found near my home where I go on regular bush walks, is seen in the image I submitted for the #EverydayClimateCrisis. The eucalyptus and wattle are located in one of several bush areas that have been left largely to its own devices here in regional Victoria.

It reminds us that all is not yet lost as we do have the natural world responding to positive human attitudes.

We just have to keep doing it and more!

www.sharongreenaway.com

@sharongreenawayart

šŸŸ”CALL OUTšŸŸ”

THE #everydayclimatecrisis PROJECT: A Visual Petition

This is a call out to all women and non-binary people of Australia to create images about Australia’s climate crisis, country-wide.

These images can include literal:

1: Images of the effects Climate Change; drought, floods, fires, pollutionā€¦

2: Images of Hope; beautiful pristine landscapes and seascapes, regenerationā€¦

3: Images of People doing little things to help mitigate the effects of Climate Change, globally.

Or, 

4: Images that creatively respond to the theme

Images will be printed like a normal Petition and presented around June World Environment Day and/or when Parliament is sitting in Canberra.

It is free to submit. You retain copyright. It can be a phone photo. 

Please name your files with your full name and location: eg: HilaryWardhaugh-PotatoPointNSW.jpg

Images MUST be sized to A4 size @ 300dpi Please add a word doc with your details including your  instagram handle and a short description of your images.

Click on link to submit in profile

And if you have a spare few dollars to help fund the project there is also a donate button on that page. 

#worldenvironmentday #everydayclimatecrisis #womenphotoaus #womenphotographers #womenphotographersaustralia #climatechange #artsadvocoacy 

By Hilary Wardhaugh

Hilary Wardhaugh is a professional portrait photographer based near Canberra ACT. Her work involves portraits, headshots, event photography, editorial, PR and branding photography. She is a career professional and a specialist in her field

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