Kayannie is fascinated by the bush tomatoes of her Nanna’s country. In this painting, she explored for the first time the curves of the plants using unexpected contemporary colours. This piece was a finalist in the 2019 Agendo Art Exhibition and Prize.
About the Artist
Kayannie Denigan is a Luritja Artist based in Canberra.
She grew up in the remote Cape York community of Hope Vale and has strong connections the community and its peoples.
She is recognised as part of the Bagarrmuguwarra and Kuku Yalanji nations and as a Traditional Owner of that country.
Kayannie’s works predominantly in acrylic on canvas and her painting style was passed down to her from her grandmothers and utilises the iconic dots of Central Desert art.