Wasteland
Wasteland

The Dobell Prize for Drawing - finalist © Bill Nix

Glass Vase
Glass Vase

National Trust Harper's Mansion Art Prize - winner © Bill Nix

Union Men
Union Men

'The Boys from Cockatoo' series © Bill Nix

Turbine Thermal Test
Turbine Thermal Test

'The Boys from Cockatoo' series © Bill Nix

Sloga and Gilly
Sloga and Gilly

© Bill Nix

Patterson's Curse
Patterson's Curse

© Bill Nix

The Hungry Mile
The Hungry Mile

© Bill Nix

Haircut and a Shave
Haircut and a Shave

'The Boys from Cockatoo' series © Bill Nix

The Ambulance Station
The Ambulance Station

'The Boys from Cockatoo' series © Bill Nix

The Artisans
The Artisans

'The Boys from Cockatoo' series © Bill Nix

Bradley's Head
Bradley's Head

© Bill Nix

The Canteen
The Canteen

'The Boys from Cockatoo' series © Bill Nix

The Boys from Cockatoo publication

The Boys from Cockatoo
The paintings and drawings of Bill Nix

 

Over 50 paintings and drawings from Australian artist Bill Nix depicting the life and time of Cockatoo Island shipyard between 1950-80. With focus on the shipyard workers performing their daily duties: labouring, taking the ferry to work, union meetings and the various characters of Cockatoo. Paperback, 88 pages.