Adventure to Australia

Adventure to Australia

Artist – Jemima Cholmondeley-Smith

Sponsored by: Sewerby Hall and Gardens

Design Description

‘Adventure to Australia’ is a visual representation of Amy Johnson’s record breaking flight to Australia in 1930. It incorporates the important elements of the route, Jason the DH60 Gipsy Moth G-AAAH, and most importantly Amy herself as represented by her iconic flying hat and goggles.

Artist Statement

Jemima is an artist who primarily practices figurative work. She is inspired by people, be they important historical figures, familiar faces of friends or the wide variety of unknown characters in the world around her. She is particularly interested in women’s rights and female pioneers.