WAYNE CONNOLLY | 'Yarrabah Mountain Lines' | Ceramic Bowl | Hand-painted / glazed

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Wayne Connolly first started working at the Yarrabah Arts & Culture Center in the late 1990s and helped to construct the boardwalk near rain forest behind the Menmuny Museum.

"My father was a Kowanyama man from Ngukurr (Roper River), his name was Claude Ponto and he was a legendary tracker but once he retired and moved to Yarrabah he started making carvings out of polished trophy shells; one of his shields is part of a collection at The National Museum of Australia and his craft is what inspired me to start painting canvases and making ceramics in 2019 after a long interest in art".

Currently, Connolley is spending a lot of time camping, hunting, and enjoying traditional foods which inspire his artworks that often include fish, turtles, and bush foods.

WAYNE CONNOLLY | 'Yarrabah Mountain Lines' | Ceramic Bowl | Hand-painted / glazed 

Dimensions: 36 (h) x 28 (w) x 28 (d) cm