Lily Karedada 'Wandjina - The Rainmaker'

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Lily Karedada, a prominent artist from the far north Kimberley region of Western Australia, is renowned for her detailed representations of Wandjina spirits, reflecting her deep Wunambal heritage. Born on her fathers land, Woombangoo-wan-goor, Lily belongs to one of Australia’s most important artistic families, celebrated for their iconic Wandjina depictions synonymous with the Kimberley Region.

Living in the remote community of Kalumburu, Lily’s artworks are cultural narratives celebrating the thunderous spirits of monsoon clouds, central to regional traditions. Her paintings, featuring Wandjina, bush foods, and hunting implements, preserve and share her rich cultural heritage, offering a unique window into the natural and spiritual world of the Kimberley. Her work is part of prestigious collections, including the National Gallery of Australia, the Art Gallery of South Australia, and the Queensland Art Gallery, highlighting her significant contribution to Australian art.

Lily KAREDADA (1937 - )
'Wandjina - The Rainmaker' 1997
woodblock on paper
Edition of 50
Image Size: 45 x 30 cm
Dimensions: 56 x 38 cm
Signed: Numbered, titled and signed 'Lily Karedada' below image.
Comes with Letter of Provenance

Condition: Excellent

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