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LISA ADAMS

Meeting Lisa Adams at her hilly idyll in the mountains behind Queensland’s Sunshine Coast is like entering another magical world of her making. Her painstaking oil paintings of compellingly realist dreamscapes sees her produce only one or two works every year.

THERE’S A PSYCHOLOGICAL TAUTNESS THAT SITS AT the heart of your work, both in its subject matter and execution. Is this the only way for you?

The work is what it is because of how I work and who I am. I have to go with it and be comfortable with my process.

Where do these dreamscapes come from?

I don’t know. The ideas gestate for a long

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