In Wilderness is the Preservation of the World by Cary McAulay

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In Wilderness is the Preservation of the World by 

“In Wilderness is the Preservation of the World”
Henry David Thoreau (American Naturalist)

“These Rocks are at South West Rocks, New South Wales, Australia.”
oil on canvas
90cm x 90cm


Cary has been painting professionally since 1986. Cary has won many Art Awards all over Australia, ranging from The Portland Art Prize, the Bendemeer Art Prize (twice), first in the Acrylic section at the Nanango Art Exhibition and the Woodford Art Prize(winner advanced artist section).
“With my art, I focus on the beauty of our environment and our effect we have upon the natural world.”

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  • annamora
    annamoraalmost 5 years ago

    and beautiful painting

  • Thanks Anna. yesterday on the radio I heard a surfing song on the ABC radio that mentioned South West Rocks, didn’t catch the name of it though…

    – Cary McAulay

  • Catherine  Howell
    Catherine Howellalmost 5 years ago

    Oh My!! This is gorgeous work!!

  • Thank you for your positive view of my work!

    – Cary McAulay

  • KarynL
    KarynLalmost 5 years ago

    this is really wonderful love the movement in the water

  • Thanks Mate… :-)

    – Cary McAulay

  • Antanas
    Antanasalmost 5 years ago

    so lovely work

  • Thank you so very much!!! :o)

    – Cary McAulay

  • Ivana Redwine
    Ivana Redwinealmost 5 years ago

    Beautiful work—what lovely colors!

  • Thank you Ivana.

    – Cary McAulay

  • Ruth Eiseman (Schloss)
    Ruth Eiseman (...almost 5 years ago


  • Thanks Ruth ! ;o)

    – Cary McAulay

  • terezadelpilar~ art & architecture
    terezadelpilar...almost 5 years ago

    OMGOD, this is the most beautiful seascape I have seen.

  • Thank you – your comments humble me :o)

    – Cary McAulay

  • David Snider
    David Snideralmost 5 years ago

    madness in space..beautiful..

  • I like compositional challenges…thanks :o)

    – Cary McAulay

  • NautilusBlue
    NautilusBluealmost 5 years ago

    The movement in the water you have created is superb Gus and the complimentary colours are stunning

  • Thanks Mate…that’s pretty much how it was on that day…you should check it out one day…the creeks behind the beaches are stunning too…!

    – Cary McAulay

  • kath-deschamps
    kath-deschampsover 4 years ago


  • thanks Kath…. ;o)

    – Cary McAulay

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