STORY - Ross Tea Towels
Left hand Artwork
The community of Ampilatwatja made a conscious decision not to paint ‘altyerr’ dreaming stories. The artists paint their country where those stories sit. This artwork shows some of the many plants in the landscape. these plants are important for the local people, being useful as medicine, or as food for people or for wildlife.
Right hand Artwork
Influenced by her daugher Margaeret, Rosie has only recently started painting using brushes and sticks to create the vibrant lively images of her country. Ampilatwatja have decided not to paint their traditional stories keeping them private.They paint their country, depicting the plants used for food and medicine, important to the survival of bush dwellers.