Jay Jurrupula Rostron

Biography

Jay Jurrupula Rostron is a versatile Maningrida artist who has been creating beautiful Lino print fabric at Babbarra Designs. She also works with a range of mediums including etching, linocut prints, Stringybark (Eucalyptus Tetradonta) with Ochre Pigment and PVA Fixative, Pandanus Coiled Basket, Pandanus Dilly Bag, Pandanus Sculpture, Seed Jewellery.  In her linocut design and illustrative work, Jay depicts scenes from her ancestral songline, Namurre Boko, two brothers story.

Past Exhibitions:

2017: Karridjowkke Kunronj (Crossing Streams), Nomad Art, Darwin, NT
2002: ‘Barks in the spotlight’ Utrecht, The Netherlands
2000: Bushcolour: Works on paper by female artists from the Maningrida region, Hazlehurst Regional Gallery & Art centre, Gymea, NSW Touring Australia and USA (2001)
1999: Claiming Title: Contemporary Australian Aboriginal Art and the Land Touring exhibtion

Languages

Kune/Rembarrnga/Kuninjku

Ancestor spirits

Modjarrkki

From

Gorlobidahdah

Community

Maningrida, NT

Homeland

Maningrida, NT

Outstation

Gorlobidahdah

Subsection

Belinj

Date of birth

06.03.1983

Clan

Barappa

Father's origin

Gorlobidahdah

Mother's origin

Buluhkaduru

Fabrics for sale


Past Exhibitions

  • Delmar Gallery