Art tells story of pain
ber of works – it was almost like a form of therapy I would think.’’
Mr Hillyer died in 2006 aged 85 and had no children.
Mr Holland hopes the exhibition in his gallery will prompt someone to come forward with more details about the artist.
‘‘I just can’t stress enough how meaningful I think the work is.’’
Outsider art: Gallery owner Jared Holland is exhibiting several paintings by ‘‘eccentric’’ war veteran Lloyd Hillyer.