My Story, Ngaginybe Jarragbe

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
Ngayin-ga Birrmarriyan-nga
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

32 Pages.

$19.95