FIRST NATIONS ARTIST

GLENNYS BRIGGS

Granny-Annie

MY ART

REVEALING A LONG STORY

A portrayal of the beliefs in the rights of Taungwurrung - Yorta Yorta people and the environment can be found in my work.

Glennys Briggs

a First Nations artist

Glennys is Taungurung who’s lands are in Central Victoria along the Great Dividing Range, Yorta Yorta who’s lands are along the Murray River, bordering NSW and Victoria. Her great grand-mother’s was Wiradjurri from Central NSW ( Born in Albury ) and she also has tribal affiliation with her father’s adopted family of Mannalegenna’s Palawa people from Tasmania.

She is a Elder of her family clan, a mother, a grandmother and a great grandmother.  A visual artist, educator, performer and curator for Burraja Gallery at Albury.

Her art practice consists of Printmaking, Painting, Possum skin Cloak making and sculptural pieces. Her work is based around her strong cultural connection to her country and people. Her portrayal of the beliefs in the rights of her people and the environment can be found in her art.

Like a time-lapse photograph, her work is ever changing to reveal the long and sometimes dark histories of this shared country.

INDIGENOUS ART

WORKSHOPS
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KNOWLEDGE

Glennys is available to do workshops either One on One or for groups. She will share with you her story and connection to the country.

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CREATE

Guests are encouraged to expand their cultural knowledge further and to create unique piece to take away.

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CONNECTION

The maximum number of people attending the workshops can be 10.

Curator

BURRAJA GALLERY

Glennys is the  Curator of Burraja Gallery. Burraja is the only Indigenous gallery dedicated to local artists who live, work or have connection to the Border/North East regions of Albury/Wodonga and surrounding districts. Burraja Gallery showcases the diversity of local contemporary Indigenous art.

GET IN TOUCH

WITH GLENNYS BRIGGS

If you require any information about paintings, art or workshops please send an email and I'll be in touch soon.

Maudsland, QLD, Australia

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