Latisha Nowee Tjurnu, 2020 Balgo-Warlayirti Artists

Medium: Acrylic on canvas Size: 90 x 60 cm ID: #607-20

    About this artwork

    Latisha is the daughter of artist Theresa Nowee, she is part of the esteemed family, granddaughter of the late Brandy Tjungurrayi and Nowee Nangala.

    This painting is a story of her grandmother’s country located near Wirrimanu (Balgo). Reflecting the landscape, Layisha depicts Tjurnu, a sacred rock surrounded by features of the land including spinifex grasses and desert trees. This country also nutures readily found bush tucker – Pura (bush tomatoes), Kantijilyi (raisins) and delicious black berries.

    About Latisha Nowee

    Biography My name is Latisha Nowee Reid. I am doing painting for my grandmother and my grandfather's country near Canning Stock Route, west of Nyirnmi. I am doing bush tucker and Tjurnu soak water.