Growling Grass Frog 1

Artist: Stephanie Cartledge
Year: 2024
Location: Monash Pizzey Reserve - 2 Pizzey Street, Sunshine

This mural concept centres around the endangered native Growling Grass Frog whose populations inhabit the City of Brimbank. The artwork features heavily stylised depictions of the frogs amidst the native aquatic vegetation, Running Marsh Flower.

About the artist
Stephanie Cartledge is an artist and muralist with additional skills in illustration and graphic design. Her works are characterised by bold geometric illustrations and exhibit thoughtful consideration for how shapes lock together to create aesthetic and balanced outcomes. Her works often depict the natural world, emphasising its beauty and significance. Stephanie encourages others to consider their own relationship with the environment and aims to create artwork that is visually striking and resonates with the viewer. Prioritising environmental sustainability, Stephanie utilises non- toxic, low-VOC, and UV-resistant Resene paint in her practice, supporting local businesses and ethically disposing of waste products. By creating art in public spaces, she hopes to make it more approachable and encourage more people to engage with it on a daily basis.

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