William Mora Galleries

Joan Stokes Paintings

13 March - 5 April 2003

David and Goliath
2002, acrylic on canvas, 121 x 121 cm

Hunting in the sunburnt country
2002, acrylic on canvas, 141 x 118 cm

The killing fields at Attack Creek
2002, acrylic on canvas, 124 x 87 cm

Ned Kelly the Bushranger
2003, acrylic on canvas, 123 x 78 cm

"My name is Joan Nancy Stokes.
I also have blackfellow name or tribal name - Wir innbe ngali.
My skin group is Nambajimba.
I am from Warrmungu Tribe.
I have five girls in my family.

These are my paintings that I would like you to see in the Gallery. There are a variety of paintings because they are about my life as well as that of my parents and grandparents.

I have this spiritual belief that I can paint about the things that nobody knows, the richness in my culture, believe me, you will be touched.

I am very proud and happy about it all."


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