Susan Marawarr

Biography

Susan Marawarr is a leading textile artist who has been working with Bábbarra Designs since 2001. She has strong artistic family connections, being the daughter of Anchor Kulunba and Mary Marabamba, and the sister of acclaimed bark painters James Iyuna and John Mawurndjul. Marawarr is an accomplished printmaker, sculptor, weaver and bark painter. She collaborated with Waanyi artist Judy Watson for Watson’s public art commission of bronze fish fences and dillybags installed at Sydney International Airport, and toured the USA with Bush Colour, promoting the work of female printmakers.

Languages

Kuninjku

Ancestor spirits

Dadbe (King brown snake), Djimarr (Black crow), Buluwana (woman spirit)

Outstation

Mumeka

Moiety

Duwa

Subsection

Belinj

Date of birth

1967

Fabrics for sale

Artist's designs