Barbara Derose


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Barbara Derose

Barbara DeRose is minyma Anangu, an Aboriginal woman from the Central Desert area of Australia. She works in the Aged Care Home at Docker River helping to look after the senior members of her community.

As well as being a skilled and prolific wood carver, Barbara is a talented painter with Tjarlirli Arts. Her skills have been passed on through the Tjukurpa, the Law and way of life governing her country.



Docker River : NT

Acrylic on Canvas, Wood Carving

  • Desert Animal Carvings
  • Minyma Kutjara - The Two Women
  • Piti - Collecting Bowls
  • Kungkarangkalpa - Seven Sisters
  • Tjunti