Continuing her work of the arid bushland near the waterways and gorges of Ross River in Central Australia, McInnis's paintings in mixed media, oil and acrylic are an immediate response to the environment with her smaller works executed on site.

"A particular landscape is located by its geography, defined by its natural characteristics. My attempt to represent it is constrained by a subjective mind but it is also liberated by a desire to create a sense of place through the abstraction of making marks with paint." (Kerry McInnis, 2013)