Artworks are first available for purchase by sponsors and dignitaries before being available in person at the Exhibition in Brisbane. Unsold artworks can also be purchased online following the event.
"There is always hope, sometimes just a sliver. 'As Sure As Day Follows Night' is taken from a beach near my brother's home - just as dawn begins to gently cast her net.
I am grateful and honoured that my beautiful brother is still alive, and that we survived our childhood. The piece depicts the fractals of joy that begin to appear once the recovery from complex trauma gets underway."
Alison Love is a lived experience educator, lawyer and artist who lives on the Sunshine Coast.
She is researching her PhD at USC, exploring how professionals cope creatively with trauma across the career span.