The artist’s restricted tonal palette serves to accentuate the significance of these cryptic markings: why are they there, and what – if anything - do they mean?
Reminiscent of prehistoric petro glyphs (rock engravings), perhaps the markings have obscure cultural or religious significance: recording and conveying information for beings – human or extraterrestrial – able to interpret what they mean. Or perhaps they are simply aesthetic objects, symbolizing nothing and intended purely for visual enjoyment. Research of history and archaeology have become an insatiable fascination and have contributed to her intriguing stable of imagery.
Cam’s work has become highly sought after and has her work in public and private collections in New Zealand, Australia, The Netherlands, Korea, The U.K. and U.S.A.