|Samantha Agace||St Andrew's Anglican College (Peregian Springs)|
|Mother is an oil canvas portrait of my Mother, incorporating free writing, found objects and embedded images.|
Born in England 2002, Samantha Agace immigrated to Australia in 2018. Her work commonly features portraiture and deals with personal themes of relationship, attachment, and vulnerability. Agace uses multi-sensory investigation techniques to develop her work which leads to authentic and emotive images. Her approach to painting references American artist Chloe Wise and Australian painters John Molvig and Anh Do. She aspires to pursue a creative career in in literature, design and publishing.