Artist: Loretta George
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 Arts 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))
Medium: Silk Screen
Artist Bio: Loretta was born and raised at Ngukurr, Roper River, before moving to Beswick as a young woman. Loretta follows the painting style of her mother, the late artist Angelina George, favouring bush flowers and landscapes as her subject matter. Loretta has produced designs for gold and silver jewellery, textiles and prints and was elected Chair of Djilpin Arts in 2019.