Women's Dreaming Tealight Candle Holder
Glass printed tealight candle holder, illustrated with Grandmothers Country artwork by Michelle Possum Nungurrayi
A beautiful gift for art lovers, when lit, its warm glow illuminates the colours of the intricate artwork, providing a calming and serene atmosphere. Perfect for meditation and relaxation and a warm and cozy ambiance for special occasions. Not only visually stunning, its a practical and unique way to display and enjoy the beauty of indigenous art.
The Dreamings that Michelle Possum paints come from Yuelamu on her home country at Mt Allan.
Depicting the overview of maps of traditional Country from her family lands, Michelle describes the many important cultural sites she knows well. Her paintings have gained wide popularity partly due to the fact that as we come to understand the iconography, the paintings make fascinating narratives for a western audience. They are populated not only with plants and food resources and waterholes, but also with people sitting in the landscape – men with hunting implements and women with digging sticks and coolamons.
In addition to sacred landmarks and iconography, MIchelle's artwork includes important bush tucker and waterholes, making a meaningful connection to modern kitchens, the source of such provisions.
Michelle Possum was born at Napperby Station, Northwest of Alice Springs in the Northern Territory. She was taught to paint by her father Clifford Possum Tjapaltjarri. Clifford is the most renowned painter of the founding group of Papunya artists.
Size: 11cm diameter, 9cm height
Weight: 212 g
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