This 46cm x 30cm canvas is an authentic Indigenous artwork from Central Australia. It is delivered rolled up so you can decide how to display the painting, and it can easily be shipped overseas to make a special gift for a birthday or wedding.
This painting is titled Yarla Jukurrpa (Bush Potato Dreaming) - Cockatoo Creek. It was painted by Aboriginal artist Kevin Japangardi Williams who paints with the Warlukurlangu Art Centre based in Yuendumu. It depicts traditional Dreamtime stories from a site called Cockatoo Creek, to the east of Yuendumu. The Jukurrpa related to this site involves a battle between bush carrot ancestors at a water soakage known as a 'mulju'.
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 and limited edition prints. 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.
Sale of this artwork directly benefits the artist and the Warlukurlangu Artist community. Every painting is accompanied by a signed and dated Certificate of Authenticity which tells the story relating to the painting and some information about the artist.