THERE ARE still spaces for the Open Day this Saturday, November 16, at Gudgenby Ready-Cut Cottage in Namadgi National Park Ceretha Skinner with Craft ACT: Craft and Design Centre’s inaugural Indigenous artist-in-residence.
Skinner, a Gumbayngirr woman who was named 2013 NAIDOC Week ACT Artist of the Year, is spending three weeks in Namadgi, to be followed by a sustained period of research at the National Museum of Australia, has invited members of the public to visit her to view her screen printed worksm which incorporated references to nature and her Indigenous heritage, to visitors can gain a unique insight into her practice and creative process, and to soak up the natural beauty of Namadgi.
“Art has been a medicine to me, a therapy,” Skinner says. “It helped me build my self-esteem. Art saved my life.”
Ceretha Skinner Artist-in-residence open, day, Gudgenby Read-Cut Cottage, Namadgi National Park, Saturday, November 16, 11am – 12.30pm, RSVPs essential to firstname.lastname@example.org or 6262 9333.