Silk Scarf | Betty Conway #2 | Tangentyere Artists

Betty Conway was born at Tempe Downs Station in Central Australia on the 1950s - a location her mothers family had settled in after walking in from country escaping drought and food shortages. She moved to Alice Springs in 1980 and has become an incredibly important and active community member of the Tangentyere Council contributing to programs focusing on Youth Patrols at night, while painting in the daytime. Her leadership was ackowledged by and a appointment to the Executive of Desart Inc in 2014. She sees her paintings as an extension of her important role as a senior woman in teaching, sharing and passing on culture through storytelling.

Town Camp Designs is a collection of products created by Ewyenper Atwatye, Tangentyere Artists and Yarrenyty Arltere Artists. They are a 100% Aboriginal owned and run art centre with all sales directly supporting the artists, and all profit going towards artists fees and future projects. Through their art, Town Camp Artists communicate stories about their families, identity and lives.

Tangentyere is an Arrernte word that means coming together, working together. Tangentyere Artists operates a studio, gallery space, and outreach program - providing a hub for art activities across the Alice Springs Aboriginal Town Camps. The organisation is committed to innovative, sustainable, fine art outcomes for Town Camp Artists. 

Details:
100% Made in Australia
Artist: Betty Conway of Tangentyere Artists
Size: 165 x 40cm
Material: 100% Silk
Presented in a stylish gift box



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