These painting shows some bush foods from Central Australia, bush tomatoes surrounding a coolamon full of witchetty grubs. Also shown are desert flowers and the flowers of the witchetty bush (the grubs live in its roots).
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.