“This is the Price of Palm Oil” – creating a mural for Orangutan Caring Week 2016 at Melbourne Zoo

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“This is the Price of Palm Oil”, painted in acrylic on wet media acetate, depicts the wildlife of Sumatra and Borneo that shares the forests with orang-utans. All that stands to be lost through deforestation for the unsustainable production of Palm Oil.

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Each panel measures approximately 60cm deep by 140cm long.

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Work in progress in the studio…in between sessions of painting at the Melbourne Zoo Orangutan Sanctuary, with the acetate panels stretched across the exhibit windows so the orang-utans could watch.

 

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