Francine Kulitja_ Young Women Traveling_17x60cm_01
Artist: Francine Kulitja
Title: Young Women Traveling
Size: 17 x 60 cm
Acrylic on linen.
The young women are travelling around the country near Kaltukarjara (Docker River) with the older ladies. They are learning many things about where to collect special grasses and flowers and other types of bush tucker.
- Kungkarangkalpa - Seven Sisters
- Minyma Kutjara - The Two Women
- Minyma Kaanka Tjuta - The Crow Women
- Kapi Pukara - Pukara Waterhole
- Kalaya Tjuta - The Emus
- Ngankari Tjuta
Francine Kulitja is the eldest daughter of well known artist Rene Kulitja and granddaughter of renowned wood carvers and Maruku founders, the late Topsy Tjulyata and Walter Pukutiwara. She grew up in Kaltukatjara (Docker River) in the far south west corner of the Northern Territory. She also spends time in the Mutitjulu Community in the Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, where her family has always been strongly involved in traditional land management, tourism and the arts. Francine paints the Tjukurpa or Creation Stories she has inherited through her mother, her grandmother and her grandfather.