[nodepicker==image==11252==content-image==image-right==no-lightbox====no-caption] <p>&nbsp;</p><h2>Artist</h2><p style="font-weight: normal;">Chris Anderson</p><h2>Title</h2><p>Rhino in the rain</p><h2>Proudly Sponsored By</h2><p style="font-weight: normal;"><a href="http://www.dubbo.nsw.gov.au/‎" target="_blank">Dubbo City Council</a></p><h2>Rhino Sculpture Location</h2><p>Dubbo Regional Theatre and Convention Centre, <br>155 Darling Street, Dubbo&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.286em;"><br></span></p><h2>Rhino Inspiration</h2><p style="font-weight: normal;">Rhino in the rain' will be an abstract painting that depicts my interpretation of the majestic Black Rhino as it roams freely during Africa's wet season. The artwork will creatively blend and smear colours on the Rhino sculpture using water and acrylic paint. The artwork aims to poetically evoke the natural habitat of the Rhino and raise awareness about habitat loss being a contributing factor in the decline of Rhino population numbers.</p><h2>Artist statement</h2><p>Chris Anderson is an emerging, interdisciplinary artist based in Wollongong and Kiama who works between graphic design, painting, media and installation art.<br><br>For 3 years he completed a Bachelor of Creative Arts as a Dean's Scholar, with a double major in Graphic Design and Media Arts. In 2011 he graduated with 1st Class Honours by writing and articulating a 15,000 word thesis on branding, and executing the locally renowned, and ongoing 1000 Surfboard Graveyard project.<br><br> Chris has exhibited paintings and media art in numerous exhibitions, including Project Contemporary Artspace.</p><h2>&nbsp;</h2>