Marlene Connelly Australian, Pitjantjatara, Alawa, b. 1980
Marlene Connelly is an emerging artist from Kaltukatjara (Docker River). Marlene paints important ladies tjukurpa (dreaming) of the Kaltukatjara area about the travelling of the sisters through the ranges collecting bush tucker and desert flowers. This area is significant to the ladies of the Western Desert and is a meeting place for law and culture - senior women passing on their knowledge to the young women.