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.
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.
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.