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Nellie Coulthard

Tjuntala ngurangka (country with acacia wattle)
acrylic on linen
198.5 x 166.5 cm
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My painting is about the tjuntala (acacia wattle) that grows in the country where I’m from, near Oodnadatta in South Australia. They have beautiful yellow flowers. When I was younger my parents taught me how to grind the flowers with sand and ashes, to make a paste to eat. It’s very sweet and delicious!

Nellie Coulthard, 2019