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  • Amy Briggs Amy Briggs (Yorta Yorta), Weaving on the Lake - Barmah

Amy Briggs (Yorta Yorta), Weaving on the Lake - Barmah

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synthetic polymer paint on canvas, 2023


Memories are a connection to our past, present and future. Stories told by our Elders and passed down, areas of significance where our families congregated and came together for camping, fishing or picnics and lovely sun, doing arts and crafts. This painting depicts life on the lake, sitting on the banks and enjoying the land and the day, weaving and being in the moment and teaching our children about our culture.


Artist Bio:

Amy Briggs was born in Mooroopna and grew up on the Dungala at Cummeragunja. Amy is a proud Yorta-Yorta woman, mother and grandmother.

Amy says, “As an artist, I love the amazing and inspiring journey with our group of Elders, coming together and working on our art and telling our stories. The gallery is a place of learning, healing and hope.”