May 31, 2015


An interpretation has been written on one of my paintings….’Hope Beyond the Window’.  I have pasted it below…



One of the pieces of art was a painting completed was titled ‘Hope Beyond the Window’ by Jacqui Stewart. I was unable to find the production date for this piece. The following is taken directly from my essay which analyses and interprets the painting:

‘The above piece of work depicts the scene of half-caste Aboriginal children sitting in front of the church they were taken too after being ‘stolen’ from their parents. In first looking at this representation, it may be...

May 31, 2015



ESSAY written by Year 10 Art Student ‘Sophia B’ from a Brisbane Private School.  She contacted me and we corresponded via email to help with her essay.

Jacqui Stewart’s artwork ‘Hope Beyond the Window’ identifies the western utopian vision on indigenous children. The painting communicates its concept through a use of hidden symbols. The main focus of the painting is the church that is symbolic as it demonstrates Christianity and a new life of teaching for the children. Furthermore, the representations of children in lines like soldiers reflect the order and structure of Whit...

May 28, 2015


The University of Technology Sydney are usng my Indigenous Inspired paintings as an Educational resource for the UTS website. As part of a larger Graduate Attributes Project, they are developing a special teaching resource for raising awareness of a broad range of Indigenous issues amongst the UTS Community. Ultimately, their aim is to incorporate greater Indigenous awareness across every course at UTS.


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