Philomena Yeatman is a Gunggandji woman, born in Cairns in 1960 and raised in Yarrabah Community. Philomena’s mother's side is Gunggandji, and her father’s side is Kuku Yalanji.
Philomena’s career has spanned multiple decades and mediums, including printmaking, jewellery, weaving, ceramics and painting. Learning traditional practices from her grandmother- who taught her how to make baskets and mats using pandanus, cabbage palm and natural dyes found in country. Philomena is passionate about maintaining traditional knowledge and is inspired by the traditional forms that were used to carry food collected from the sea and rainforests.
Details: 'Green Patterned Bowl', Hand painted ceramic