ALPERSTEIN DESIGNS | Sheryl J Burchill RAINFOREST Drawstring BagRegular price $25.95 $25.95
This lightweight and practical 100% cotton drawstring bag feature the incredible artwork based on 'Madja' (Rainforest) from the Wurarr-wurrarr (Dragonfly) Collection by Sheryl J Burchill.
This design really stands out and evokes the user to consider what the motifs mean. At Fora, we feel privileged to share such designs and we hope that the stories behind them inspire and inform you too.
Artist Sheryl J Burchill counts being able to share all she has learned about her culture through her art as a blessing. She aims to inform her knowledge then use her understanding of Kuku Yalanji culture of Mossman - traditional stories and lifestyle – to express her ideas in a contemporary way.
Each drawstring bag is unique and the print placement varies from bag to bag. Included is information about the artist and artwork (swing tag). They are Made in Australia and royalties go directly back to the artist.
Bag: 30cm x 45cm.
More about Sheryl J Burchill:
The stories passed down to Sheryl by her mother and grandparents, in tandem with the landscape and the environment inspires Sheryl's artwork. Connection with her culture and the sense of knowing where she comes from, keeps her grounded and take on life's challenges.
Kuku Yalanji Name: Walbul-walbul (Butterfly)
Language Group: Kuku Yalanji & Kuku Nyungkal
Traditional Lands: Mossman, Daintree, Shipton’s Flat, China Camp - North Queensland, Australia.
Learn more about Australia's true rainforest people, the Kuku Yalanji people, here