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The opening statement on Daryl Dickson’s website says, “I live surrounded by wonderful and rare creatures in one of the most vibrant and diverse habitats on earth, Australia’s wet tropics. A place of staggering beauty, breathtaking landscapes, ancient forests as well as wonderfully rich, varied and precious wildlife. A spiritual place of solace and renewal!” With this sort of philosophy, it’s no wonder that her paintings are so connected to her subject matter and to her environment. You can tell that she knows exactly how an orphaned joey sits in its makeshift pouch, how a possum scopes possible

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