Gemma Galova - Mungia - 270/15

$600.00
  • Gemma Galova - Mungia - 270/15

Gemma Galova - Mungia - 270/15

$600.00

Artist: Gemma Galova

Title: Mungia

Cat  No: 270/15

Size: 120 x 60 cm

Acrylic on linen.

Story:

Gemma has painted her father's country south of Balgo in the Great Sandy Desert.  This country is named Mungai.  The central shape represents people travelling through the country.  The dotting represents the variety of seeds that can be found and other bush food such as tjirrilpatja (bush carrots) and Kantjilyi (bush raisin).

Bio

Born: 12th of April 1973

Location: Balgo

Skin: Napanangka

Language: Kukatja and English

Gemma lives in the small indigenous community of Balgo. She began painting in 1999 and continues to create beautiful works of bright hues and traditional concepts.  Her father is Thomas Galova and she is learning the themes and stories painted by her Auntie, Bai Bai Napangarti, who is a well-renowned Warlayirti Artist.

Exhibitions

2000   

Desert Spring Exhibition, Mamajee Studio Gallery, VIC

1999

Short on Size, Short Street Gallery, Broome, WA

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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