Aboriginal Bark Painting By Tommy Gondorra Steele From Australia
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Aboriginal Bark Painting By Tommy Gondorra Steele From Australia:
Provenance: Coo-ee Aboriginal Art Gallery, Sydney NSW Australia.
Tommy Steele Gondorra is the last member of the Garnawula Niya clan. He lives at VVurdeja outstation about4 kilometer east of the Blyth River, and is the traditional owner of that area. VVurdeja is surrounded by a seriesof sacred waterholes and it is these waterholes which provide the subject matter for Tommy Steeles's art.
SUBJECT Art: Ganawuria Niya clan totems including bokburra-frog,jimichima-a water plant andgopadich- honeyeater: Lorrkon ceremony and Wanjarra spirit beings.Selected Group Exhibitions- 1996-present
Collections:Kluge Collection, Morven Estate, Charlottesville,VirginiaAimee Proust private collection-QueenslandChristensen Collection, Held Museum of Victoria, Melbourne, Victoria