Features Aboriginal artwork by Maggie Long from Yarliyil Art Centre of Halls Creek in the East Kimberley region of Western Australia. Based on the original painting - Desert Sand Dunes.
Packaging features information about the artist, artwork and art centre.
- 100% Cotton Aboriginal Art Tea Towel
- Dimensions: 45cm x 75cm / 18in x 30in (approx)
- Made in Australia
- Packaging: Folded in polybag
Tea towel artwork/placement varies from tea towel to tea towel so each one is a little bit different.
About the artwork -
This the sand dunes in my country, Wave Hill country, down from Halls Creek. Sand hill country where there's no water, just long sand dunes. My family travel through this country, not live there, no water.
About the artist -
Maggie was born sometime in the 1940's on Sturt Creek Station. She grew up there with her family where she learnt a lot about living the bush life, hunting and gathering food. This is where Maggie would also learn from her elders about traditional way of life, signing and dancing. There was no school in those days, because they lived too far out of the main township. She then got a job on Gordon Downs Station as a kitchen hand and that's where she eventually met her partner. They then moved to Kilkimby Station where she started her family. All her paintings are the stories that were told to her by her grandmother and the life that she knew growing up in the bush.
About the art centre -
Yarliyil Art Centre, Halls Creek is located in the East Kimberley region of Western Australia. Yarliyil Artists work across a range of styles and mediums, representing the rich culture of the lands, its history and the people. The main language groups of Yarliyil Artists are Jaru, Kidja, Walmajarri, and Gooniyandi.
Royalties from this product directly benefit the artist and their community.
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