Jacaranda

Trees that light up the streets.

This artwork is the second I’ve ever really created. It took me about a week as I felt my creative juices flowing and got into a rhythm that wouldn’t let me stop creating.

My tribe is the Gumbainggirr tribe in the Grafton area and when I think of my family and tribe I think of the jacaranda trees that light up almost every street in Grafton. I remember when I was younger and visiting family and there was a beautiful sunset with jacaranda trees filtering the view.

Kelly is currently studying Aboriginal and Cultural arts at TAFE in Newcastle.

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