Northam resident Nic Compton makes large-scale artworks relating both thematically and materially to the natural world. His work in Sculpture at Bathers 2015 was a striking mixture of warship and lion fish, installed in the water and visible from the beach. This summer he brings us another creature, sure to fire the imagination of viewers young and old.
- Year: 2019
- Materials: Jarrah and plywood
- Size: 230 x 40 x 40 cm
- Price: $3,750
The Hermit crab, who moves between land and sea, is working as a representative for the ocean in reclaiming what belongs to the watery kingdom.