Friday, 24 August 2012

Artist Profile - Delissa Ryder

Delissa was born in Alice Springs and at 21 years of age she is the youngest of the Minyma Kutjara artists. 

She has grown up in Irrunytju and paints at the centre alongside her mother, her aunty and her friends. She paints stories of her childhood and the landscape she grew up in as well as the stories that her mother and aunties told her growing up. In 2014 she designed the football gurnsey for the Irrunytju Dockers.

"This is the country around Irrunytju where I grew up. It is my great-grandfather’s country."

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