Artist: Vera Cameron
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)
Medium: Silk Screen
Artist Bio: Vera was born at Djilpin on the Goyder River and came to Beswick as a young woman. She was taught to weave with pandanus and to collect the natural bush dyes by her sister and mother. As well as traditional fibre such as mats, baskets and dilly bags, Vera creates fine hand-woven Mukuy spirit figures. Vera has also created designs for silver and gold jewellery and textiles. Vera has exhibited in, and travelled to, Melbourne, Darwin, Indonesia and Timor Leste.