Barbara DeRose Profile & Artworks


Barbara DeRose is minyma Anangu, an Aboriginal woman from the Central Desert area of Australia. She works in the Aged Care Home at Docker River helping to look after the senior members of her community.
As well as being a skilled and prolific wood carver, Barbara is a talented painter with Tjarlirli Arts. Her skills have been passed on through the Tjukurpa, the Law and way of life governing her country.
Born: 1959
Language: Pitjantjatjara
Community: Docker River, NT

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