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CAN is pleased to announce that The Bush Babies Elders Portrait Exhibition is part of Art On the Move’s touring program from 2016 – 2018.

The exhibition features a collection of portrait paintings, photographs and short stories honouring Wheatbelt Elders who were born in the Bush.

Nana PurpleThe exhibition has already been included in the programs of four galleries.

Katanning Art Gallery from April 6 – May 15, 2016.

Carnarvon Library and Gallery  from 25 May – 25 June 2016

Wanneroo Library and Exhibition Centre from July 6 – August 3, 2016

Bunbury Regional Art Gallery from 24 September – 30 Oct, 2016

The Bush Babies exhibition was inspired by a photograph and portrait painting of Hazel Winmar, a Ballardong Elder affectionately known as Nana Purple.

The much loved Elder sadly passed away in 2014 and the exhibition continues as a tribute to her memory and to all the other much loved Elders who have left us.

You can find more information about Bush Babies by clicking here.

If you would like to host the Bush Babies exhibition in your town or gallery, contact Julie at Art on the Move 08 9249 3479.

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