"This painting shows seed pods from a special rainforest tree.
Debra Murray is a Girramay woman, based in the Jumbun Aboriginal Community of the Murray Upper area situated north-west of Cardwell, Queensland Australia. Almost all of this region is mountainous (rising to peaks of about 900 metres about sea level) and falls within the Girramay National Park.
Debra has a strong connection to country and tradition and comes from a strong line of Girramay artists. While specialising in ceramics, Debra has also expanded her portfolio into painting and printmaking and has skills in arts worker management.
She is noted for her her use of form and of traditional colours and design.
Artist: Debra Murray
Cultural Group: Girramay
Materials: Acrylic on Canvas
Dimensions: 46 x 93cm
Cat # 177-14