Blue Skies and Green Grass
16 March – 14 June 2021
51 Hinder Street, Gungahlin ACT
Blue Skies and Green Grass illustrates Dan Simmonds’ passion for mark-making and his strong connection to his home and cars. Dan has used a variety traditional printmaking techniques to generate the basis of this body of work, adding his abstract marks and colour to tie the works together and call it a show.
About the artist
Dan Simmonds is a Canberra born and based artist. Dan uses art to express himself and converse with the world around him. Dan is attracted to making marks to generate the images he produces. He has been a print maker for the past 8 years and has recently started to explore the process of creating 3D sculptures using his signature marks. Through attending Hands On Studio twice a week, Dan has collaborated with numerous artists and has exhibited in many galleries across the Canberra region.
This exhibition is part of the IGNITE program for artists who identify as disabled, D/deaf, HOH, chronically ill, neurodiverse or who have lived experience of mental health issues.