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.
"This photograph captures a trip on the Tasmanian Wilderness Railway, an engineering marvel overcoming rugged terrain and rainforests. Taken during a challenging period of early adulthood, it holds fond memories for me - inspired by Tasmania's heritage. The image reflects the harmony between humans and nature, evoking a sense of tranquillity, ingenuity and beauty."
Hollie Amelia is a Queensland-based aspiring photographic artist who also enjoys writing. She’s drawn to nature, fantasy and whimsical imagery. Her works are inspired by feelings of wonder, peaceful nostalgia and finding something beautiful in every day.
Hollie faces the challenges of anxiety in her daily life and is close with friends and family who also face mental health challenges. She believes that it is important to listen, support and build each other up in a world where we are all trying to navigate our own life's challenges.
She is thankful for the freedom people feel when expressing themselves through art.