oil on wooden railway moulds
Many years ago I found these railway moulds abandoned in the grounds of Redfern train Station. Their sculptural forms, aligns with the way I see them as little theatrical sets upon which I paint my scenes.
Alex Thorby’s work sits at the interface of Tonal Realism and Abstraction. She has been
selected for the Archibald prize, Salon des refuses and Doug Moran prize. Her work is in the
Margaret Olley trust collection, AGNSW, New England Regional Gallery, Manning Regional
Gallery and The State Library