Maria Josette Orsto (1962-2020) Pupuni Jilamara, Tiwi Design

Medium: Print Size: Image 39 x 52 cm, Paper 52 x 64 cm ID: #10/26-8/10
Price: $460

    About this artwork

    This woodblock in two different colours is indicative of body painting design (available in black and red).

    Josette started painting as a young girl, taught by her father, Declan Apuatimi. In his later years, she participated in and completed much of his work. Josette is a prolific carver, painter and batik artist. Josette lives in Nguiu, Bathurst Island and was one of the first female artists to become an official member of Tiwi Design.