Using paint and thread on kangaroo hide, artist Katrina Goldsworthy tells the story of the Australian cattle industry.

Story By Annabelle Brayley

Invariably, when Katrina Goldsworthy tells people she paints bulls, they think she says balls. With a rolling burst of laughter, she says, “You can’t have one without the other, so I agree that I paint balls!”
Katrina’s portrait of well-known cattleman Graeme Acton was the centrepiece of an extraordinary exhibition at Beef Australia 2015 in Rockhampton, Qld, in May.

This Story is from Issue #101

Outback Magazine: June/July, 2015