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Patrick Shirvington Patrick Shirvington i(11546745 works by)
Born: Established: Sydney, New South Wales, ;
Gender: Male
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'Art that evokes our connection to the natural world. Not as mere documentation, but rather an investigation into the soul of nature, scratching below the surface to expose its being, that which is not seen. After many years of studying the landscape through contemplation, one comes to observe it's process, something that we tend to miss if we just pass through. 

'I use drawing as a means of phenomenology, or simply, how we experience things in nature, not as panoramic narrative, but as a nexus between the drawn and the natural world.' (From author's site)

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Awards for Works

y separately published work icon Can You Find Me? Glebe : New Frontier , 2017 11546781 2017 single work picture book children's

'Search for an echidna, a powerful owl, a frog and many more animals hidden on every page. Pat Shirvington's striking illustrations hide each one of the animals just enough for the guessing to begin.' (Publication summary)

2018 shortlisted The Wilderness Society Environment Award for Children's Literature Picture Books
2018 Children's Book Council Book of the Year Awards Notable Book Early Childhood
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