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Artist Profile

Tossie Baadjo

Born
1957

Location
Unknown

Skin
Nangala

Language
Kukatja and English

Biography

Tossie's has been given permission to paint her sister’s Tjukurrpa story Lucy Yukenbarri (deceased). Tossie also paints other themes such as Wilkinkarra (Lake MacKay), kantilli bush raisin and Karntawarra, a small rockhole sacred to her family group. Tossie is a magnanimous woman, proactive and engaged within her community.

She took up painting in 1989 and continues to flourish as an artist, honing her technical and creative energy to produce the most sublime paintings. Her work engages its audience with her ingenuity, displaying deep spiritual and traditional knowledge.

 

EXHIBITIONS

2012-13                       

Gestuelles - The Art of Transmission by Aboriginal Desert Women, IDAIA, Alliances Francaises in Australia 
2010Balgo Survey, ReDot Gallery, Singapore
2002Balgo, Fremantle Arts Centre, Perth, WA
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