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MB058780

Bush Medicine

Medium
Acrylic on Canvas
Size
75 x 75cm
Year Painted
2021
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MB058780

Bush Medicine

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Artist Profile

Esther Haywood Born: 1982 Language Group: Anmatyerre Country: Waramungu,…

Artist Profile

Esther Haywood

Born: 1982

Language Group: Anmatyerre

Country: Waramungu, North of Alice Springs

Medium: Acrylic on Canvas and Linen

Subjects: Awelye (Women's Ceremony and Body Paint Designs), Leaves

Esther and her brother Preston were brought up by their grandmother Gloria Petyarre (deceased). On reaching school age, Esther attended Alekareng (Warrabri) School, living with her father's relatives during school term and living with Gloria during holiday periods in the Utopia Region. It was during her time spent in Utopia that she learned her skills as an artist, often assisting other family members with their paintings.

Esther began painting for herself when she was only 16 years old. The story for her paintings always centering on the women's stories. Esther's first paintings for Mbantua Gallery were in 1999. Esther lives in Alice Springs with her family.

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Mbantua Gallery Permanent Collection, Alice Springs

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Artist Name, Artwork Size, Medium,

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Artist Name:
Esther Haywood
Artwork Size:
75 x 75cm
Medium:
Acrylic on Canvas
Year Painted:
2021
Title:
Bush Medicine
Free Shipping Worldwide!:
This painting on canvas will be shipped in a cylinder to you free of charge, worldwide! An option to have this painting 'stretched' onto a wooden frame may be available. If selected, further charges will apply and will be calculated at checkout.

Description

There are many sacred Dreamtime stories that belong to Esther's country of which play a significant part in her ceremonies and culture. One of her main Dreamings is the story of Bush Medicine which she has depicted in this painting. There are different types of bush medicine in the Central Desert.

In this painting, Esther paints the leaves of the bush medicine plants and seeds (dot work).

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Mbantua Alice Gallery

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