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Add these markets to your list this November
The Southeast Aboriginal Markets will be presented by Carriageworks. Carriageworks acknowledges the Gadigal people on whose country it is located and pays respect to the traditional custodians of the lands where the Southwest artists live and work. This is Aboriginal land, always was, always will be.
Markets will be held online for four days. They will feature 27 independent artists and collectives who will showcase over 200 unique artworks for sale, including ceramics, jewellery, weaving, carving, sculpture, textiles, painting, and prints, and all proceeds from the Southwest Aboriginal Markets will go directly to the artists.
This market event will also offer an inside look into the flourishing artists' renaissance around the region. The artists' works feature new life into ancient heritage, as well as experiment with innovative expressions of new ideas.
Image Courtesy from Southeast Aboriginal Markets Facebook
Andrew Snelgar (NSW) - he is a carver and started carving 28 years ago. His works include hardwoods and softwoods, carving shields, mirru, clubs, and boomerangs.
Casino Wake Up Time (NSW) - Casino Wake Up Time is a small group of Aboriginal women living in Casino. They are renowned for supporting the cultural renewal of Traditional Bundjalung weaving. Their works include beautiful collections of jewellery, bags and hats.
David Doyle (NSW) - David followed the traditions of his great-grandmother, and he is an emerging carver and artists. His works include carved emu eggs, mussel shell jewellery, and wooden objects.
Helena Geiger (NSW) - Helena's works include Batik and designs original silk scarves and wraps. She also creates Batik on Silk & Cotton for wall-hangings and framed artwork.
Jamie-Lea Trindall (NSW) - Jamie-Lea lives and works on Wailwan country, she has over a decade of experience as the Executive Director of regional arts, Outback Arts. Her work includes artwork and designs featuring connection to the land, reflecting the soft and tactile natural elements through earthy texture of clay, native grasses, and feather design elements.
Jeanette James (TAS) - Jeanette is a Tasmanian Aboriginal artist and senior custodian of the Palawa cultural tradition of shell necklace stringing. She was taught the skill of collecting, cleaning and making shell necklaces by her mother, Auntie Corrie Fullard.
Jessica Ann Leffley (NSW) - Jessica's works include Australian native birds through drawing and painting.
Kay Lee Williams (NSW) - Kay Lee is an emerging Kamilaroi artist. Her works include silk and wool, creating wearable scarves and wall hangings. Her work is about identity and place with references to elements, water and earth.
Kent Morris (VIC) - is a Barkindji artist. His works include the presence and patterns of Aboriginal history, culture and knowledge in the contemporary Australian landscape, via digital photography.
Krystal Hurst (VIC) - is a Worimi Artist and Creative Director of Gillawarra Arts. Her works include jewellery, design, paint, and printmaking.
Image Courtesy from Southeast Aboriginal Markets Facebook
Kylie Caldwell (NSW) - Kylie is a Bundjalung artist and is an interdisciplinary artist. Her works include rediscovering ancient Bundjalung crafts and threading them into the modern world.
Kylie McNamara (NSW) - Kylie is a member of the Kamilaroi peoples of south-west Australia. Her works include a range of mediums, including painting, drawing, sculpture and ceramics.
Aunty Lucy Williams-Connelly (VIC) - Aunty Lucy is a descendant of the Waradgerie (Wiradjuri) people. Her works include basket weaving, wood burner, emu egg carving, and painting. She learnt wood burning from her father and emu egg carving from Uncle Sam Kirby, who both were skilled artists.
Lorraine Connelly-Northey (NSW) - is a Waradgerie (Wiradjuri) artist and her works include working with abandoned, failed and forgotten rural materials.
Melissa Stannard (NSW) - is a Yuwaalaraay, Gamilaraay and Koama woman. She works with the Indigenous spiritual practice of Winagali and Da dirri or deep listening while exploring the environment.
Mick Harding/Ngara Warendji (VIC) - belongs to the Yowong-Illam-Baluk and Nattarak Balak clans of the Taungurung people.
His works include woodworking, printmaking and giftware.
Nathan Dawson (NSW) - Is a Kamilaroi/Gomeroi man whose work has been selected for the NIKA Art and Design Awards over three consecutive years. He creates his works on acid-free framing board, mounted on wooden panel with a thin plastic wrap.
Nannette Shaw (TAS) - is a Tyereelore Elder whose works include traditional kelp work, basket weaving and shell stringing following the traditions of her ancestors.
Nicole Foreshew (NSW) - is an artist, writer and curator from the Wiradjuri nation. Her art practice incorporates mediums including photography, video and sculpture.
Penny Evans (NSW) - Has had 30 years practice creating ceramics, works on paper and film. Her work combines Gomeroi cultural heritage with a unique and evolving graphic style.
Sooty Welsh (NSW) - His hometown is Coonamble after moving around as part of the Stolen Generation. His works include ceramics, making large hand-crafted vases and functional pieces, combining contemporary art practices based on the ancient carvings of his ancestors.
Dyinda Designs (NSW) - Yaegl artists and cousins (Dyinda in Yaygirr language) Frances Belle Parker and Jessica Birk make products that include homewares, gift cards, and limited edition prints.
Cheryl Davison (NSW) - She owns and operates Mungala Bugaali Gallery. Her works include unique artworks and prints which illustrate the cultural life of the South Coast, along with handmade jewellery and designed fabrics.
Phil & Margaret Murray (NSW/ VIC) - This husband-and-wife team works include arts and crafts. They are owners of Murra Murra Arts & Crafts, and Phil is a proud Dudoroa Dargal man with connections to Yorta Yorta, Wemba Wemba, and Muthi Muthi. Margaret is a proud Marura-Barkindji woman.
Teresa Yasserie (NSW) - Is a Wiradjuri woman whose works are influenced by the environment.
Tom Barker (NSW) - Is a proud descendant of the Murrawarrie and Yorta people. He learnt culture and became an Aboriginal craftsman like his father.
For all the details on the artists see website.
Be sure to save the date and get online this November and help support Aboriginal artists!