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Aboriginal Art - Selina Napanangka Fisher 76 x 61cm

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9870/22

Artist: Selina Napanangka Fisher

Artwork:

Size: 76cm x 61cm

Acrylic Canvas: Artwork delivered rolled.

View Artwork In: Manly shop

The painting is accompanied by a signed and dated Certificate of Authenticity which tells the story related to the painting and some information about the artist.

Sale of this artwork directly benefits the Artist and the.

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This authentic Indigenous canvas is 76 x 61cm in size and is from Central Australia. Delivered rolled up you can choose how and when you want to display it.

Selina Napanganka Fisher has been painting with Warlukurlangu Artists since 2006. Selina tells that when she was little, she would sit and watch her grandma, Topsy Napurrurla Fisher, paint, and she would teach her many Jukurrpa stories. She paints her father’s Pikilyi Jukurrpa (Vaughan Springs Dreaming) and Karnta Jukurrpa (Women’s Dreaming).

The Artwork Story

Pikilyi is a large and important waterhole and natural spring near Mount Doreen station. Pikilyi Jukurrpa (Vaughan Springs Dreaming) tells of the home of two rainbow serpents, ancestral heroes who lived together as man and wife. The woman rainbow serpent’ was of the Napanangka skin group, the man was a Japangardi. This was a taboo relationship contrary to Warlpiri religious law. Women of the Napanangka and Napangardi subsection sat by the two serpents, picking lice off them. For this service, the two serpents allowed the women to take water from the springs at Pikilyi. This was because the serpents were the ‘kirda’, or ceremonial owners, for that country. The spirits of these two rainbow serpents are still at Pikilyi today. This Dreaming belongs to the women and men of the Japanangka/Napanangka and Japangardi/Napangardi skin groups.

The original Aboriginal artwork makes a special Australian gift for family and friends overseas for special birthdays or as a wedding present. This statement piece would also transform your home or workplace.

This original Aboriginal artwork is from the Warlukurlangu Art Centre. Established in 1985 Warlukurlangu is a not-for-profit organisation that is 100% Aboriginal-owned by its artists from the remote desert communities of Yuendumu and Nyirripi in Central Australia.

Warlukurlangu Artists is famous for its gloriously colourful acrylic paintings. The art centre has a national and international profile and its art has been featured in hundreds of exhibitions and publications in Australia and around the world.

This original Aboriginal artwork is from the Warlukurlangu Art Centre. Established in 1985 Warlukurlangu is a not-for-profit organisation that is 100% Aboriginal-owned by its artists from the remote desert communities of Yuendumu and Nyirripi in Central Australia.

Warlukurlangu Artists is famous for its gloriously colourful acrylic paintings. The art centre has a national and international profile and its art has been featured in hundreds of exhibitions and publications in Australia and around the world.