Afternoon rain, 2002, Acrylic on canvas, 96 x 121cm
If there is a changing of the guard in indigenous art, it is almost certainly being led by young contemporaries like Rosella Namok.
The 24-year-old Queensland artist began exhibiting in 1997 as a member of the Lockhart River Art Gang. She held her first solo show in 1999 and what follows if the remarkable rise of a strong, determined and driven young woman.
In the short span of Rosella´s career, her work has been curated into over 30 national and international exhibitions, biennales and prizes; and acquired by every major public gallery in Australia not to mention major corporate and private collections both here and overseas.