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Rodney Gooch's Role and Influence in the Development of the Utopia Art Movement: A History of the Art Movement and Rodney Gooch's Role within it

Schmidt, Chrischona


In the late 1970s the women of Utopia, Central Australia, began creating batik as part of an adult education program. A decade later painting on canvas was introduced to the artists by the art coordinator at the time Rodney Gooch and a major shift to working with that medium followed. Since the beginning, art and craft making have become some of the major activities in the community with the artworks being nationally and internationally recognised. Although over the three decades many different...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2011
Type: Journal article
Source: The International Journal of the Arts in Society


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