Language Group: Alyawarre
Medium: Acrylic on Canvas
Subjects: Country, Tharrkarr (Honey Grevillea)
Rebecca began painting in April of 2007. Living in Utopia with her extended family, she was influenced by many of them, including her grandmother, well renowned artist, Polly Ngale.
Rebecca's paintings incorporate many colours and beautiful, neat dot work which represent her story, Country.
Mbantua Gallery Collection, Alice Springs, NT
Rebecca's painting represents the flower of the Tharrkarr (Sweet Honey Grevillea), an important plant in Rebecca's country because of the sweet honey found in its flowers. The honey is usually sucked straight from the flower or the flowers can be steeped in water to make a sweet drink.