Sarah Wallace-Smith’s children and her family dogs provided the inspiration for her mural that adorns the side of the Arnold Street Gallery.
After receiving a Regional Centre for Culture grant, the gallery is presenting three project.
The mural is part of Ms Wallace-Smith’s exhibition Rusty, Charlie and Dirty Harriet (her dogs). It reflects diversity and acceptance by referencing the youth who connect with the LGBTI community.
Her dogs – for which the exhibition is named – portray the idea of guarding a path of safety and acceptance for all individuals.
Arnold Street Gallery will also present Bendigo photographic artists Carolyn Dew and Rhys Jones from November 13 to December 1 and an exhibition titled Latitude that will present works by local artists living with a disability or mental health illness.
Rusty, Charlie and Dirty Harriet opens this weekend at the Arnold Street Gallery.
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