We are thrilled to welcome Glennys Briggs to the team and back to the region!
Glennys is on board and will be in full swing in 2021! We are so excited to see what 2021 brings for Burraja Gallery.
Glennys Briggs is a First Nations artist. She is a Taungwurrung – Yorta Yorta and Wiradjuri elder from New South Wales/Victoria. Glennys grew up on Cummeragunja, which is an Indigenous mission. She was a fourth generation to live and grow up on this mission. She carries with her, family and cultural histories, which are reflected in her work along with the strong connection to her people and county of her bloodline. Practicing in Printmaking, Possum Skin Cloak Making, Basket Making, Painting and Sculptural pieces.
Glennys' work has been a feature of exhibitions in Australia, China, France and Hawaii. Her artworks are in collections in the University of Central Queensland, Redlands Art Gallery, Gold Coast Art Gallery, Queensland University/QCA and in private collections across Australia and overseas.
Glennys' hope is that the work she is presents goes some way towards achieving in everyone, a sense of connection of love of land and place wherever they may be in this country.
Glennys Briggs, Burraja Gallery Photo : Susan Reid
Murray Arts contributes directly to the arts and cultural lifeblood of the NE VIC/ Border region by working directly with individuals, communities and local government to assist them in developing the arts and cultural life of their communities.
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Murray Arts acknowledges the traditional custodians and caretakers of the land and waters on which we are privileged to work. We pay our respects to their Elders past and present and encourage everyone to champion our emerging leaders of the future.