Rew Hanks’ linocut ‘Gone fishing east of Faskrudsfjordur’ has been awarded the 2019 Burnie Print Prize
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Hanks told Tasmania’s ‘The Advocate’ – ‘”It’s a response to the environment of Iceland… It’s the biggest piece I’ve ever done. It’s just over two metres and if you look closely, there’s a man fishing and a team of people fishing.” Judge Tess Edwards, Director of the Baldessin Press commented “It’s almost metaphysical and transcendent in its subject matter and the execution in technique is masterly,” .