Tots Paintwork by Heather Petty


ARTIST NOTES: Tot, the owner of the Neptune Roadhouse got busy one day and painted the shop display panels in a wonderful array of colours. This is a light painted night photograph, Tots Paintwork is part of the Long Exposure of Memory Series. Glycee print on Bauhaus cotton rag paper. White wooden 3com frame.

DIMENSIONS (Height - 52.50 cm X Width - 72.50 cm )
GENRE No Genre Entered
REGISTERED NRN # 000-46032-0144-01
COPYRIGHT © Heather Petty



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Artist: Heather Petty


Heather is an art, documentary, travel and underwater photographer, mainly influenced by David McMillan, Richard Misch, Edward Burtynski, the Dusseldorf School of Photography and Narelle Autio.

Heather is a founding member of the Photographic Imagery Collective (PIC) in Adelaide, which through joint exhibitions and advocacy with arts organsiations, aims to raise the profile of photography in South Australia.

Exhibitions and Prizes include: Winner 2016 Wudinna and Districts Art Prize; Exhibitor, Centre for Creative Photography student exhibitions; SALA joint exhibition; Gallery#22 Tree Stories joint exhibition; Wudinna Visistors Centre, Long Exposure of Memory solo exhibition. This exhibition featured on ABC online.

Publications include: self published book, "Mysteries of the Ordinary" phogographs taken bythe late Gary Haigh; Front Covers: Classic Diver, The official publication of trhe Historical Diving Society Australia Pacific; Underwater and Topside photographs in Dive Log magazine; Acknowledgment of photo of Nick Rains, Leica Academy for his book Aerial, Hardy Publishers; South Australian Government Maritime Archeology publications; PADI international scuba diving magazine.


"My 'hood" of unusual buildings

South Australian Historical Divers Society, SA Branch of members fitted in historical dive gear

"Long Exposure of Memory" A 7 year project photographing the interiors of 6 abandonded buildings lived in by people Heather knew.

"Sand Dunes of Eyre Peninsula"

Ran a photography group for people with younger on set dementia

Various commercial work.