Dear Kaye, you were one of the first artists I …

Comment on Leaving town: Centre, its creatures will miss Kaye Kessing by Julie Taylor.

Dear Kaye, you were one of the first artists I met when I came to Alice Springs some 20 years ago.
You have been inspirational and have given me great support and help when needed.
Your departure is yet another loss to our local community but I know you will continue your work across the nation!
I was lucky to sit with all your magnificent paintings of “Battle for the Spinifex” over some weeks when they were on display at the Alice Springs Town Council PopUp Gallery 2016.
I experienced people’s delight in your work and then dismay as they recognised the issues around our threatened environment.
Very best wishes to you and Eleanor in re-establishing your lives in a different place.

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