Raylene Bonson

Raylene Bonson

Biography

Raylene Bonson is a talented textile artist, specialising in linocut technique. She has been working with Bábbarra Designs since 2012 and now has a permanent role as an arts worker. Raylene was mentored by her late mother, Nancy Gununwanga, a senior textile artist at Bábbarra Designs and a founding member of Bábbarra Women’s Centre.

Raylene is well known for her designs depicting ancestral stories and ceremonial objects, in particular lorrkkon (hollow log for burial ceremony), kunmadj (dillybag) and mandjabu (conical fishtrap).

Languages

Ndjébbana, Kuninjku

Community

Maningrida

Date of birth

1974-03-07

Fabrics for sale

Kip&Co × Bábbarra

Artist's designs


Past Exhibitions