Mariah Torres Akamarre was born in 1997 in Adelaide and is the daughter of the internationally renowned and respected art dealer, Fred Torres are emerging
aboriginal artist following the footsteps of their Grandmother and Great Grandmother Barbara Weir and Minnie Pwerle. Mariah’s
paintings represent the dreaming of their families country is ‘Atnwengerrp’. Learn more about Mariah here.
This piece was painted in 2018 and is 120cm x 90cm in size.
In Aboriginal culture, ceremonies are focal points in the life of the community. They are held for different purposes, but each is integral to the continuation of Aboriginal culture and vital to the happiness and well being of the people and the land. Particular dances and song cycles accompany each. Women’s awelye ceremonies are acknowledgments of their responsibilities for the land and their relationship to it. Learn more here.
All the artwork provided is done on with highest quality linen canvas, acrylic paints, oils and brushes ensuring the longevity of each piece of work.