Coomaditchie Artists in Conversation

Hear from senior Coomaditchie artists in conversation with First Nations Curator Tess Allas.

Sisters and senior artists Lorraine Brown and Narelle Thomas encompass their cultural heritage as saltwater people through their work. Lorraine and Narelle have been working in partnership for 30 years, producing a range of artworks, commissions, and programs with local community. This will be a session of sharing knowledge and History of the settlement of Coomaditchie. Taking a deep dive on its history, ecology and local dreaming stories.

Artist bios

The first three decades (decade 3), Coomaditchie artists and community members, 2022, acrylic on unstretched canvas, 302cm x 213.5 cm. 
Coomaditchie United Aboriginal Corporation
Now showing
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Coomaditchie: The Art of Place

Experience community life by the ocean through the works of First Nations artists in Coomaditchie: The Art of Place at the Museum of Sydney. These loving and lyrical artworks, which include paintings, ceramics and screen-prints, speak of life in and around the settlement of Coomaditchie, its history, ecology and local Dreaming stories