16. The Ways I Feel When You Call My Name – Leni Kae (NSW)
Watercolour on 300gsm paper
Suite of 9, framed 27 x 27 cms each
“To me, the essence of what is required of us is LOVE. The choice to give love, and the journey of growth from experiencing love, is the purpose and essence of what connects us. Love is also reflected to us in nature; when we give it love, it returns both sustenance and spiritual healing. This reflection of love through nature is what I explore in this artwork. Nine abstract representations of the landscape reflect on how different kinds of love each plays a part in our growth and healing: romantic love, friendship, love for a child, self-love, passionate love, family, mature love, love reborn and spiritual love. It also reflects number nine’s spiritual (and biblical) significance.”
Leni Kae is an artist based in Inner West Sydney. In 2020, she was also a finalist in the Heysen Prize for Landscape, Du Rietz Art Awards, Drummoyne Open Art Prize and the Art Lovers Australia Art Prize. Her past exhibitions across the world include locations such as New York, London, Varese, Bologna, Barcelona, Florence, as well as locally across Australia. She believes art inspires us to visit the concept of ‘unity’ and to see ourselves and part of a bigger universe. Through her art, her underlying desire is to reinforce connection.