Ursula Marks - Bush Tomato Dreaming (234-18)
Artist: Ursula Marks
Size: 150 x 120 cm (stretched and ready to hang)
Medium: Acrylic on Canvas
This dreaming is about the plentiful bush tomatoes that our people collected all over the country. The ripe tomatoes are found everywhere. There are two sorts of tomatoes, one is large and the other small. Sometimes the people use a stick to push the seeds out and then dry them in the sun or near a fire. My grandmother sometimes cooked them in the fire for us to eat.
Ursula is a young artist following the traditions of the Tanami Warlpiri. Her artwork is dots and depicts Jukurrpa (Dreaming stories containing information of the creation of the landscape, and knowledge of all the resources in it). These were handed down to her from her grandparents and she is now a custodian over them. she is a lady who has been in the most important ceremonies for Warlpiri Women including her boys’ and nephew’s ceremonies.
Ursula is a young artist following in the tradtions of the Tanami Warlpiri. Her artwork is dots and depicts Jukurrpa (Dreamings) which have been handed down to her from her grandparents and she is now custodian over them. She is a lady who has been in the most important ceremonies for Warlpiri Women including her boys' and nephew's ceremonies.
The painting is comes with a Certificate of Authenticity.