Limited Edition Digital Print: The Academic's Dilemma – 520mm × 620mm

Limited edition of 20. This is a conceptual depiction of dragonflies morphing into paperclips, and the Caladenia atrata orchid, symbolising the legacy of my father, botanist Dr Nigel Wace. Digital print from composite lithograph and drypoint.


20 in stock


Product Description

This is a composite artwork of a metal plate lithograph of dragonflies, morphing into paperclips. I created this for my father, Dr Nigel Wace in the mid 1980s, when he had to become Head of Department at Biogeography & Geomorphology, ANU. He really wanted to be out in the field researching botany. 20 years later, he was dying from cancer and I joined the paper to the stem of my drypoint etching of the orchid, Caladenia atrata, to illustrate how his work had flowered in my mind. He was delighted with this and this piece holds a special place in my heart.

  • Caladenia atrata



Digital print onto archival Cotton Rag 310gsm paper, unmounted. Mailed in a sturdy cardboard tube.

Paper size: 520mm wide x 620mm tall

Image size: 450mm wide x 550mm tall

Limited edition of 20

SKU LEO02 Category