Looking for a stunning piece of art to create a cultural space of your own? Or a series to decorate your place?
'Butterfly News' is a series of paintings created in November 2020 to represent the start of a new season in the top end, and new beginnings as we emerge from a time of slow down.
“They come as gentle as the wind to deliver joyful news but sometimes a painful one too. My people can dread the sign of their presence, but they gently land beside you or on you to let you know that there’s news coming, either good news or sad ones.”
Name: Sharona Bishop
Skin name: Nanagku
Homelands: Sharona is from a small homeland called Bobs Yard, located in Judbarra/Gregory National Park, 45km outside of Timber Creek towards Northwest WA.
Note: Sharona has worked as a team member with our Starwin collective from tiem to time since 2016. She is a leader of our Storytime at Starwin sessions in Darwin. Starwin has provided Sharona with materials as in-kind support to start-up her own micro enterprise to generate income, with 80% of sales proceeds go direct to the artist. A chance for you to own your very own part of the series and invest with us in growing a Made with Kindness Economy.