Wednesday, July 16, 2008

Sunrise to Sunset

walking from sunrise to sunset, originally uploaded by Barenest.

Artist Statement: This piece I did with country in mind , that dry season birak, I worked into this piece aspects of the land around toodyay which I used to wander as a child. The long grasses, the water is still there but not on the surface, waterholes dried up and the colors.....suggesting the heat but also celebrating the colors of moodjar. The tree that flowers in this time. I touched it with gold to bring out the texture.

Mummabare is a local Indigenous artist, beautiful mama and lovely friend. Catch her creative output at her blog, her online gallery, or her Etsy store. Thanks to K. for allowing me to share her work here!

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