Told in English and Gija, this is the story of Shirley Purdie, famous Gija artist, as told through her paintings.
This book is part of the Ngaalim-Ngalimboorro Ngagenybe exhibition created for the 2018 National Portrait Gallery exhibition So Fine: Contemporary women artists make Australian history.
I am Shirley Purdie
This is my story
Berrembi jarragbe ngaginybe.
My mother shows me how to get bushtucker and she shows me how to paint.
Now I'm a famous artist.
My paintings are all over the world hanging in important places. Happy times.
For Ages: 1+ years old