Jeannie Wareenie Ross

Jeannie Wareenie Ross

Skin name:NampitjinpaLanguage:Warlpiri, LuritjaDate of birth:1965-01-16From:Mt Liebig - Watiyawanu

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Biography

Jeannie is the older sister of Sandra Turner and mother of Francis Marshall, both painters at Ikuntji Artists. Jeannie and Sandra live between Mt Liebig and Haasts Bluff, often painting together at Ikuntji Artists. Jeannie’s father’s country and Tjukurrpa is Watiyawanu (Mt Liebig), Warlpiri country, located on the Western edge of the McDonnell ranges (West of Haasts Bluff). Jeannie paints water dreaming at Watiyawanu, woman’s hunting story and bush medicine and flowers. Jeannie remembers when her father taught her about Watiyawanu, they have both been painting that for a long time on canvas.

Past Exhibitions

  • 11th Darwin Aboriginal Art Fair, Darwin Convention Centre, Darwin NT 2017-08-11