Elizabeth Nungarrayi Ross - Bush Bean Dreaming (558-17)
Artist: Elizabeth Nungarrayi Ross
Title: Bush Bean Dreaming
Size: 30 x 30 cm
Medium: Acrylic on Canvas
Stretched and ready to hang.
This dreaming is about the bush bean plant that grows near Lajamanu. The fruit is green and a long shape. It is very sweet to eat. The plants wander around the desert providing food for anyone who knows where to find them.
Elizabeth was born in 1949, she is from Lajamanu, NT
Elizabeth worked at the school for many years in the bilingual education program, developing resources for teaching Warlpiri. She loves to learn and has taken several courses at Batchelor College over the years. She loves her culture and really understands so much about it. She has been painting when she has spare time, for a long time. Elizabeth does ceremony and song still and has done this all her life as well as teaching children and being a committed member of her church. Her favorite past time in her retirement is painting.
The painting comes with a COA and photos of the artist.