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Not So Cull

Description : "Not So Cull" (2023) By Elizabeth Solich, oil on canvas, recycled materials. This is one special work commissioned, recently completed. The aim of culling is to eradicate a host species, to prevent the pathogen entering and contaminating new individuals and populations. Already, many of the world’s largest animals such as sharks or whales, are at risk of extinction. Their population, especially in the wild, is dwindling at a very fast pace. These large species of animals have low reproduction rates and take very long to mature. So culling only hastens the process of extinction. For example, shark populations may take longer to recover after culls. Environmentalists have proposed the banning of shark culling and the use of drum lines because they are threats to endangered species.The beautiful Leatherback Turtle is yet another victim of the Australian shark cull. Drowning in sharks nets - which are literally just fishing nets) is their most common fate 🥹

NRN # : 000-42270-0204-01

DIMENSIONS : (Height - 76.20 cm X Width - 101.60 cm )

Medium on Base : Oil on Canvas

Genre : Animals

Status : Sold

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Copyright : © Elizabeth Solich

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Adelaide based artist and photographer, Elizabeth Solich, has been honing her skills in underwater photography for the past seven years. Originally an architecture student, Elizabeth blended her photography skills and underwater observations of the fauna and flora with her drawing and painting experience, bringing about a perfect marriage of her two passions. Elizabeth's evolution into underwater photography allowed her to introduce another element to this union and extend the range of her talent even further. Her observations of marine fauna and flora allows Elizabeth to challenge boundaries, capturing the underwater world utilizing environmentally aware story telling in the exploration of movement and composition.  

Elizabeth shares her passion for everything underwater with the world. Through her artwork she expresses her never ending admiration for the weird and wonderful underwater creations of nature. Her works have been displayed at various exhibitions in Australia and overseas. 

Artshow: RSASA Deep and Dark
Title: Gourds Out For Jackson
Award: Runner-up in People's Choice Award
Sponsor: RSASA
 
Artshow: 14th Solar Art Prize
Title: Hanging Loose Full Of Juice
Award: Satire
Sponsor: Adelaide Metro
 
Artshow: 14th Solar Art Prize
Title: Pyjama Squid Armageddon
Award: "Satire/caricature expressing people's responsibility" prize at the 14th Solar Art Prize
 
Artshow: Solar Art Prize
Title: Checkmate
Award: Best Environmental Satire
Sponsor: RSASA
Prize: Metro Card
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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