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We Been Born There, Grow There, Eat There.

MAGGIE GREEN

We Been Born There, Grow There, Eat There 2015 | $1800
Acrylic on canvas

Artist | Born in Derby in the Kimberley, South Hedland artist Maggie Green is
a member of the Spinifex Hill Artists. This work is being exhibited as part of
We Call It Home from September 3.

Artwork | “Myroodah Station, Kunmunya: we been born there, grow there, eat there. That’s the school what we go there, little kids’ time. We been mad for playing round for the sand back then.”

 

Waterhole, My Country Area.

 

NANCY NGARNJAPAYI CHAPMAN

Waterhole, My Country Area 2014 | $900
Acrylic on canvas

Artist | Nancy grew up in the country surrounding the Canning Stock Route. In the 1960s, she and her family rejoined their relatives, moving to Jigalong in the Pilbara. Nancy paints with Spinifex Hill Artists and Martumili Artists.  

Artwork | “I been walking around, little girl, pujiman (bush living) time, long way. Ngarlu (loved one), grandpop. This one, I’ll call him name: water. Waldokaninya this one name, bush name. I been drinking water.”

 

Untitled.

 

DOREEN CHAPMAN

Untitled | $850
Acrylic on linen

Artist | Born in Jigalong in 1971, Doreen is a Manyjilyjarra artist and has spent the majority of her adult life in Warralong, 160km southeast of Port Hedland. She first exhibited with Martumili Artists in 2010 and began painting at the Spinifex Hill Studios in recent years. As a deaf and mute woman, painting is a crucial medium of communication and storytelling for Doreen.

 

FORM GALLERY

357 Murray Street, Perth
(08) 9226 2799, www.form.net.au , mail@form.net.au
 
REPRESENTED BY
The Spinifex Hill Artists

EXHIBITIONS
We Call It Home, September 3-December

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