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On the Murray - Neville Torrishe - Jabirr Jabirr

On the Murray - Neville Torrishe - Jabirr Jabirr

Regular price $396.00 AUD
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Acrylic on Canvas - Stretched 

Size 910mm X 610mm

Artwork Story: The beauty of the Murray flows through the river, blows in the wind and shines through the animals. Ancient pathways of ancestors their presence is still felt along the banks of the mighty Murray River. 

Artist Bio: Neville “Torry “Torrisheba is a proud Papua New Guinean born , descendant of the Djaberra djaberra tribe of Broome ,Western Australia and Mer Island , Torres Straits and Hula clan, Papua New Guinea
Torry is a eight year practicing visual artist experienced in multiform and multi medium art .His artwork is authentic , original and very versatile from sculpture , weaving ,ceramics, printmaking and painting not only in acrylics but using traditional ochers. Torry is focused and has found passion creating greater cultural awareness of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Island culture to the wider community . He creates his artwork ,sculptures from memories ,knowledge,tradition and culture . passed down from his Elders of family, and local community of his Aboriginal , Papua New Guinean,Torres Strait and pacific Islander Ancestry. Torry has worked tirelessly with disengaged for the past four years working on youth mentoring and cultural connections programs redirecting youth through nature walks and canoeing .He has given youth a strong sense of pride , confidence , self achievement ,identity and community belonging .

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