Irene Nelson

Tjanpi Desert Weavers


Papa (dog) 

Tjanpi (wild harvested grass) with purple and red wool, natural raffia

L50cm x W20cm x H25cm

Irene learned how to make Tjanpi from her mother and by watching other women. She loves making papa (dog) and tinka (lizard) sculptures. She has also been teaching her daughter, Nekisha Nelson, how to make sculptures too.