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Tatipai BARSA

Meriam Mer people

Mer (Murray Island), Torres Strait, Australia born 1967


26 October, 1967

Scrub turkeys 1989 Description: An acrylic painting depicting several rows of scrub turkeys [28 in total] painted over a sponged background. The turkeys are depicted in the linear drawing technique used commonly by indigenous Australian artists
Place made: Cairns, Queensland, Australia
Materials & Technique: drawings, synthetic polmer paint; paper drawing in synthetic polmer paint Support: rag paper
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1990
Accession No: NGA 90.1066

  • The following work was produced during the time the artist attended the Cairns College of TAFE.