My Country

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Artist: Tjinkuma Wells
Year: 2009
Medium: Acrylic on Canvas
Size: 182cm x 122cm
Price: $1850
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Description: Tjinkuma, born 7-1-62 is from Ernabella on the Pitjantjatjara Lands of Northern South Australia. Originally a batik artist, she now paints and is known for her attention to detail. In common with many people of her era, was born 'out bush', into a small family group that was largely nomadic. As a young girl, Tjinkuma travelled with her family throughout the country of her parents between Amata & Kalka, learning how to find bush tucker, like rabbit, kangaroo, perentie (goanna) and different bush berries. A highly talented & respected artist who has sold her work in many group Ernabella Art Centre exhibitions in Melbourne, Sydney and Alice Springs. A bold design depicting creeks, rock holes and Tali at her country of Ernabella.
Reference: TW182