Artist: Frankie Lane
Description: Djilpin Arts’ collection of Gapu limited edition prints commenced in 2007 with Basil Hall Editions. Gapu – Water – is the inspiration behind much of the work produced. The continuing collaboration between artists from Djilpin’s Ghunmarn Culture Centre and Basil Hall encourages new and emerging artists as well as established artists to experiment with a variety of print mediums. Etchings and Silk Screens make up Series I to VIII, with Series V also including Japanese Woodblock prints.
Size: 28×32.5cm (paper) / 20x20cm (image)
Artist Bio: Frankie is a senior Mayali man who has lived most of his life at Beswick. A master of Mago (West Arnhem didjeridu), Frankie also works on canvas, bark and local timbers, He has produced designs for bronze, textiles and print for Djilpin’s Gapu series. Frankie paints with the traditional grass brush, a skill learned from master such as David Blanasi. He is a founding member of Djilpin and has served as a Director for many years.