Rhizophora

Paintings

Finalist

Highly commended

Oil and graphite on canvas, 180cm x 180cm

The Mangroves are a wild place, teaming with life. In the past the mangroves were considered to be a wasteland. As a result many mangroves have been cleared and lost. Today mangroves are a protected plant species and are vital to the natural biodiversity of our waterways. 

by Leah Thiessen