Now on display at Shoalhaven Regional Gallery in Nowra
Please Note: This touring exhibition is held at Shoalhaven Regional Gallery in Nowra from 9 March – 4 May 2024
Explore Jeannie Baker’s spectacular and astonishing collages capturing the deep beauty, mystery, and hidden vitality of the desert landscape – and why it needs our protection.
This touring exhibition was coproduced with renowned children’s book author and artist, Jeannie Baker to align with the publishing of her latest book Desert Jungle.
Jeannie’s vibrant and visually distinct works present a visual narrative that explores the complex biodiversity of the Sonoran Desert. Over one-third of the Australian landscape is classified as desert, and yet for most settler Australians, the desert remains a barren space. In this new story, Jeannie explores the Valley of the Cirios in Mexico, through the perspective of a young child and his grandfather.
During an historic moment, when the global community is grappling with the irreversible effects of climate change, Desert Jungle offers a moment of reflection and insight, to celebrate that which is unique, and cannot be lost.
Recommended for all ages, admission is free.