Yolanda Rostron

Yolanda Rostron

Biography

Yolanda Rostron was born in 1979 and is the daughter of celebrated artists Lena Yarinkura and Bob Burruwal. Taught by Yarinkura in contemporary fibre sculpture and installations, Rostron started exhibiting in 2004. She now paves her own way, interpreting stories passed down to her.

Djurn (black-nosed snake) Pandanaus, ochre pigment and feathers 300 x 300cm 2017 34th National Aboriginal & Torres Strait Arts Awards Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory, Darwin, NT
Jamu (Camp Dog) (2016), pandanus, paperbark and natural ochre with a PVA fixative, 39 x 70 x19cm. Image courtesy of MAC and the artist.

Languages

Rembarrnga

From

Bolkjam

Community

Maningrida : NT

Moiety

Duwa

Date of birth

1979-01-01

Clan

Balngarra

Past Exhibitions

Group

  • 2018
    Djang in Fibre: From Bim to Form, Aboriginal & Pacific Art Gallery, Waterloo, NSW
  • 2017
    White Ochre, FORM, Perth, Australia
  • 2017
    34th National Aboriginal & Torres Strait Arts Awards, Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory, Darwin, NT
  • 2017
    The Womens Show, Vivien Anderson, Melbourne, VIC
  • 2009
    Works in, Bark Paintings, Carvings & Weavings, Hogarth Galleries, Sydney, NSW
  • 2009
    Maningrida Group Show, Sheahan Galleries, Sydney, NSW
  • 2008
    Weaving around the traps, Chapman & Bailey, Melbourne, VIC
  • 2008
    Interwoven, Indigenart, Perth, WA
  • 2008
    Maningrida arts, Hogarth Galleries, Sydney, NSW
  • 2004
    Fibre and sculptures, Indigenart, Fremantle, WA, Indigenart, Fremantle, WA