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Portfolio Category: Aboriginal

Women Gathering Bush Tukcer Green by Berndine Johnson

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Fabric Code: WGBTG
Story :
Bernadine Johnson is well known and experienced Aboriginal artist. She comes from Utopia which is a birthplace for many famous Aboriginal Artists. She now lives with her husband Stephen Pitjara, who is also an established artist, and two children in South Australia. Bernadine’s Language group is Arrernte and her dreaming is Bush Tucker.

The motifs in her works are neat, clear and colourful; and the minute details are wonderful. She depicts semi-circles representing women and concentric circles representing waterholes in this design. The women, after collecting various fruits for their food (tucker), sit around the waterholes with coolamon in front of them and digging stick by their side.

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Women Gathering Bush Tukcer Brown by Berndine Johnson

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Fabric Code: WGBTBR
Story :
Bernadine Johnson is well known and experienced Aboriginal artist. She comes from Utopia which is a birthplace for many famous Aboriginal Artists. She now lives with her husband Stephen Pitjara, who is also an established artist, and two children in South Australia. Bernadine’s Language group is Arrernte and her dreaming is Bush Tucker.

The motifs in her works are neat, clear and colourful; and the minute details are wonderful. She depicts semi-circles representing women and concentric circles representing waterholes in this design. The women, after collecting various fruits for their food (tucker), sit around the waterholes with coolamon in front of them and digging stick by their side.

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Women Gathering Bush Tukcer Black by Berndine Johnson

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Fabric Code: WGBTB
Story :
Bernadine Johnson is well known and experienced Aboriginal artist. She comes from Utopia which is a birthplace for many famous Aboriginal Artists. She now lives with her husband Stephen Pitjara, who is also an established artist, and two children in South Australia. Bernadine’s Language group is Arrernte and her dreaming is Bush Tucker.

The motifs in her works are neat, clear and colourful; and the minute details are wonderful. She depicts semi-circles representing women and concentric circles representing waterholes in this design. The women, after collecting various fruits for their food (tucker), sit around the waterholes with coolamon in front of them and digging stick by their side.

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Sacred Woman’s Song Yellow by Faye Oliver

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Fabric Code : SWSY
Story :
Faye Oliver is an experienced and well established artist. She worked at Keringke Art Centre for about six years, as an assistant art co-ordinator. Her artworks have been exhibited in various countries. She also received a number of art awards. Through her works, she tries to bring harmony in the community. The expression of modesty can be seen in her works. She believes in trust and peace in the community.

Faye’s artworks are colourful, neat and beautiful. She learnt painting from sister Edith, one of sacred heart nuns. In this design, she depicts sacred women (healers) moving around the bush in groups, singing scared songs, collecting different types of medicinal herbs and leaves. Some women are digging for the medicinal roots with their digging stick. They use these medicinal plants to heal the wounded.

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