|Artist||Rosie Ngwarraye Ross|
Acrylic on linen
|Dimensions||152 × 122 cm|
|Art Centre||Artists of Ampilatwatja →|
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Rosie Ngwarraye Ross
Rosie Ngwarraye Ross was born out bush near Amaroo Station, in Alyawarr country. Her late mother was one of the original artists in the Utopian Batik movement. Now living in Ampilatwatja, Rosie’s work has been exhibited and collected nationally.
I like to go and gather the delicious sugarbag with my family out in the sandy country around Ampilatwatja.
Sugarbag is a name used for the honey made by the native bees from the sweet nectar that comes from the big yellow flowers of the tarrkarr (Hakea). Rosie Ngwarraye Ross’s painting style demonstrates a deep connection to her country, and feature bush medicine plants and wildflowers rendered in a bold palette.