Maringka Burton


4587-17 Basket

Diam 26cm x H18cm

Tall basket made from tjanpi (wild ahrvested grass) with soft blue, yellow, brown raffia rings and red stitched base

Out of stock

Artist Biography

Maringka was born near Wingellina and grew up in Ernabella community. She went through school in Ernabella and spent most of her youth there.She later moved to Amata and then to Indulkana where she raised her family and still resides today. Maringka is a mother and grandmother for lots of young kids. She is an artist of many mediums including Tjanpi weaving, painting canvas and beaded jewellery. Maringka is also a practising Ngangkari (traditional healer) and works with NPY Women’s Council to provide traditional healing services.