Honey Ant Dreaming

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Artist: Tanya Price Nangala
Year: 2008
Medium: Acrylic on Double Primed Canvas
Size: 180cm x 140cm
Price: $3300
Shipping: To be quoted
Description: Tanya, born 2-12-72, from Tea Tree Nturiya Language Group, Northern Territory. A talented artist who was taught the Dreamtime Stories by her grandparents and parents. She comes from a long dynasty of artists, she is passionate about preserving her culture through her artworks. A rising star whose artworks are becoming more sought after by collectors worldwide. A striking intricate design depicting honey ant dreaming site in the area of the artist’s birthplace. Women dig into the honey ant tunnels with their digging sticks to collect the honey ants which are sweeter than bees honey & a valuable source of bush tucker for aboriginal people. Depicted are the earth mounds created by the women as they dig in search for the honey ants and the “U” shapes depict the women digging for honey ants.
Reference: TPN180ha