Pencil Yam Dreaming / Atnwelarre Dreaming
Title: Pencil Yam Dreaming / Atnwelarre Dreaming
Artist: Judy Purvis Kncwarreye Greeny
Medium: Acrylic On Canvas
Size: 30 cm X 30 cm
Judy Purvis has painted her Pencil Yam Dreaming.
The coloured dotting is representative of her country. The underlying patterning is of the yam roots travelling and growing underground. The women have to know when and where to find these yams, and have to use their digging sticks to dig them out of the ground.