Doongal Aboriginal Art
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Wanjidari

Wanjidari means white flower. I was born in 1965. My mother came from central Queensland at a place called Woorabinda and came from the tribe Wadja Wadja. My father came from Lockhart River from the Kuntha Napu tribe. I have been painting since I was 17 and the inspiration for my paintings came from both sides and from my childhood.

When I was growing up I would often go out with my aunts and other family members to collect bush tucker the traditional way. We would look for turtle eggs, goanna, fruit, yams, etc. so I grew up with my culture. I now have 8 children of my own and my eldest son also shows tallent in painting.

 

Many years ago I did a TAFE course so that I could learn to use different mediums and to help develop my style. Exhibitions since 1986 include: The Upstairs Gallery, Cairns; Ben Grady Gallery, Canberra; Wavana Art Exhibition, Brisbane; Queensland Aboriginal Creations, Brisbane; GWW Gallery, Palm Springs USA; Hamburg Art Fair, Germany; The Gould Gallery, Melbourne; Contemporary Australian Visions, Melbourne; Burwill Gallery, Brisbane; Emerald Hill Gallery, Melbourne; Trilogy, Brisbane.

Barramundi Dreaming

Barramundi Dreaming

Original Authentic Aboriginal Artwork
Acrylic on canvas
Artist Profile & Dreamtime Story included.
Size: 30cm x 40cm
Code: 1926 
(GDC)

$250.00
inc. GST in Australia
(Was $280.00)
Turtle Dreaming

Turtle Dreaming

Original Authentic Aboriginal Artwork
Acrylic on canvas
Artist Profile & Dreamtime Story included.
Size: 30cm x 40cm
Code: 4057
(GDC)

$250.00
inc. GST in Australia
(Was $280.00)
Turtle Dreaming

Turtle Dreaming

Original Authentic Aboriginal Artwork
Acrylic on canvas
Artist Profile & Dreamtime Story included.
Size: 30cm x 40cm
Code: 3275
(GDC)

$250.00
inc. GST in Australia
(Was $280.00)
Emu Dreaming

Emu Dreaming

Original Authentic Aboriginal Artwork
Acrylic on canvas
Artist Profile & Dreamtime Story included.
Size: 30cm x 40cm
Code: 5361 
(GDC)

$250.00
inc. GST in Australia
(Was $280.00)
Mens Ceremony - SOLD

Mens Ceremony - SOLD

Original Authentic Aboriginal Artwork
Acrylic on canvas
Artist Profile & Dreamtime Story included.
Size: 140cm x 120cm
Code: 4215 
(GDC)

$4 600.00
inc. GST in Australia

Kangaroo & Emu Dreaming

Kangaroo & Emu Dreaming

Original Authentic Aboriginal Artwork
Acrylic on canvas
Artist Profile & Dreamtime Story included.
Size: 40cm x 80cm
Code: 4131 
(GDC)

$1 600.00
inc. GST in Australia

Ocean Dreaming

Ocean Dreaming

Original Authentic Aboriginal Artwork
Acrylic on canvas
Artist Profile & Dreamtime Story included.
Size: 40cm x 80cm
Code: 4130
(GDC)

$1 600.00
inc. GST in Australia

Turtle Dreaming

Turtle Dreaming

Original Authentic Aboriginal Artwork
Acrylic on canvas
Artist Profile & Dreamtime Story included.
Size: 30cm x 40cm
Code: 3564 
(GDC)

$250.00
inc. GST in Australia
(Was $280.00)
Flying Fox Dreaming

Flying Fox Dreaming

Original Authentic Aboriginal Artwork
Acrylic on canvas
Artist Profile & Dreamtime Story included.
Size: 30cm x 40cm
Code: 2533
(GDC)

$250.00
inc. GST in Australia
(Was $280.00)

 

Publications: A Dictionary of Women Artists of Australia Published by Craftsman House, Cape York Concepts Published by Boolarong Publications, With Brush and Canvas in Queenslands National Parks Published by Boolarong Publications, Aboriginality - Contempory Aboriginal Paintings & Prints Publication by University of QLD. Press

Public and Private Collections: BHP - Brisbane; BHP Petroleum - Melboune; Former Prime Minister Robert Hawke; Queensland Art Gallery; Queensland Museum.

There are many paintings in private and corporate collections throughout Australia, England, Ireland, Germany, South Africa, Japan, USA and Canada.