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Kin Kin Public Art Commission

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Artwork Title: Growing Up, Reaching Down
Year: 2014 Medium: Aluminium, Outdoor patina
Dimensions: Various within 3m x 400mm
Client: Sunshine Coast Council, Queensland
Location: Entry to village of Kin Kin, Queensland
Fabrication: The Blacksmiths (Rosemount), and the Artist
Description/Project: Council and Community funded sculpture ($8000.00 budget)

This sculpture alludes to the significant botanical history of Kin Kin and celebrates the town as a contemporary, unified and emerging community. It draws on the artist's experience of growing up in Kin Kin and exploring her family property plus local forests. The artist consulted local and past residents and researched the work and life of Kin Kin botanist W.R. Francis who identified many species from the region.