is the Australian term for foods
found growing wild in the outback desert.
This painting portays the story of a group of
who are looking
for this food. We are
The "U" shapes represent
The white rectangles are digging sticks. The
connected by black lines are
feather belts worn by women during
The circles (or roundels) represent an important
place, such as a water hole, fire or
At 50" square, this is a sizable painting.
It presents with bright, vibrant colors
draw the eye. It is a "artistic" map of the
the artist's grand mother's country and
was painted from
above on canvas
spread on the floor (see photo). This
the manner in
paintings were created.
Gabriella's work is represented in major
collections: National Gallery of Australia,
Museum Art Gallery of the Northern
Flinders University Art Museum,
a Court Collection, Kelton Foundation
Winterthur (Switzerland) Collection.
Gabriella was born in 1967 Mt. Allan
as the eldest daughter of Clifford. She
learned to paint under the tutelage of
her famed father. As early as 16, she won
the prestigious Alice Springs Art Award.
Subsequently, her work has been deemed
as "culturally significant".
to Australian Aboriginal painting gallery
Myers, FL. 33908