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.