Shirley Macnamara: Dyinala, Nganinya
21 Sep 2019 – 1 Mar 2020
Queensland Art Gallery, Gallery 14
Queensland artist Shirley Macnamara is an inspirational figure in Indigenous Australian art. The exhibition highlights Macnamara’s unique sculptural pieces crafted from the spinifex plant and its runner roots covering the full span of her practice from 1997 to 2019. Evolving narratives and subtle changes in technique and materials are a hallmark of the artist’s practice.
View selected artworks online alongside discussion questions and suggested classroom activities.
Suitable for primary and secondary levels.