Belinj Jay is a versatile Maningrida artist who has been creating detailed linocut fabric and drawings at Babbarra Designs. Jay references her ancestral stories of Namurre Boko ( two brothers story) and Modjarrkki in her work. She loves to illustrate the plants and animals that live in the freshwater country around her fathers homeland of Korlobidahdah, Arnhem Land.
Jay has worked 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.
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, Hazelhurst Regional Gallery & Art centre, Gymea, NSW Touring Australia and USA (2001)
1999: Claiming Title: Contemporary Australian Aboriginal Art and the Land Touring exhibtion