Frewa Bardaluna

Frewa  Bardaluna

Biography

Frewa Bardaluna is an established traditional Kuninjku weaver. 
Her use of colour with a soft tonal range and intricate patterns puts her at the forefront of the contemporary fibre sculpture movement.

Yawk Yawk
210×92 cm
Pandanus (Pandanus Spiralis), 2016

Languages

Kuninjku

From

Kakodbebuldi

Community

Maningrida : NT

Moiety

Duwa

Date of birth

1954-01-01

Clan

Kulmarru

Artwork media

Ceremony, Pandanus (Pandanus Spiralis) with Ochre Pigment and PVA Fixative, Pandanus Coiled Basket, Pandanus Dilly Bag, Pandanus Sculpture

Artwork themes

Past Exhibitions

Group

  • 2018
    Djang in Fibre: From Bim to Form, Aboriginal & Pacific Art Gallery, Waterloo, NSW
  • 2017
    Into the Water curated by Maningrida Arts & Culture, Tactile Arts, Darwin, NT
  • 2012
    Maningrida – contemporary work from arnhem land, Gallery Ecosse, Sydney, NSW
  • 2010
    Best of Maningrida, Annandale Galleries, Sydney, Australia
  • 2009
    Menagerie, Melbourne Museum, Melbourne, VIC
  • 2009
    Pandanus Spiralis, Aboriginal & Pacific Art Gallery, Sydney, NSW
  • 2009
    Ancestral Spirit Beings and Ceremonial Lorrkon, Gallery Gabrielle Pizzi, Melbourne, VIC
  • 2008
    Maningrida Art, Chapman Gallery, Canberra
  • 2008
    Maningrida Arts, Hogarth Galleries, Sydney, NSW
  • 2008
    Maningrida Survey, Short Street Gallery, Broome, WA
  • 2007
    Spirit in Variation, Annandale Galleries, Sydney, NSW
  • 2007
    New Works, Chapman Gallery, Canberra, ACT
  • 2007
    Lorrkon, Spirit Beings, Gallery Gabrielle Pizzi, Melbourne, VIC
  • 2003
    Weave, Federation Centre for the Arts, Bundoora Homestead, VIC
  • 2002
    Maningrida Fibre, Redback Art Gallery, QLD
  • 2002
    Inspiral, Gallery Gondawana, Alice Springs, NT
  • 1998
    Maningrida Weaving, Framed Gallery, Darwin, NT

Collections

  • Djomi Museum, Maningrida, NT
  • Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory, Darwin, NT
  • Australian Museum, Sydney, NSW
  • Artbank, Sydney, NSW