Emily Murray 'Bunyaydinya Bagu'

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Emily Murray, 'Bunyaydinya Bagu' Screenprint, edition of 15, 2012. Published by Djumbunji Press KicArts Fine Art Printmaking

Image size: 400 x 240 mm 
Paper size: 500 x 350 mm 
Paper type: Magnani Pescia 300gsm, white 
Ink type: Permaset Inks 
Editioning printer: Hannah Parker 
Collaborative printer: Bobbie Rueben

 
Artist: Emily Murray
Region: Murray Upper, Far North Queensland
Language:Girramay/Jirrbal

 

Emily Murray identifies herself as a Girramay and Jirrbal Traditional Owner of the Davidson Creek area. Emily lives at Murray Upper, north-west of Cardwell.

Emily has a very strong connection to place and heritage and draws from traditional stories, calendar events in the lives of plants and animals, and the places where she lives and camps for her inspiration. Emily is not afraid of a challenge and works across a number of mediums including weaving, painting and ceramics. Her work is represented in a number of private and institutional collections in Australia including the Queensland Art Gallery.

As a weaver of traditional mindi baskets, Emily has been a tutor and demonstrator of weaving practices at schools and art centres across Far North Queensland.