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Heather Marie Koowootha

Region: Yarrabah Queensland
Clan Group: Wik Mungkan, Djabuguy/Yidinji
Born: 1966, Cairns, Far Nth Qld

 

Heather developed a love for art in primary school and only in the past year has she had the opportunity to seriously devote more time to art and learning new skills at Canopy Art Centre, Cairns.

Heather’s works in particular, portray detailed drawings based on lore and order, sacred land protocols, bush medicine, bush classroom, bush food, cultural punishments, and other themes based on community life, history and culture.

Heather works in a range of mediums such as painting, drawing, printmaking, jewellery, and weaving. Heather is also interested in listening to stories that inform her work.