This depicts designs associated with the rockhole site of Tjutalpi, east of Kiwirrkura in WA. Ancestral men and women performed ceremonies and gathered bush tomatoes and desert raisins, as well as digging sticks. The roundels represent waterholes.
Mary was born near Wilkinkarra (Lake Mackay) circa 1955. Her family lived in the vicinity of Lappi Lappi, at the northern area of Lake Mackay. Mary is married to Ronnie Tjampitjinpa, who ceased paining in 2018. Since then, Mary has painted full time.
183 x 153 cm
acrylic on linen