National Bandanna Day

Friday 29 October 2021

My Country Dreaming Bandanna


In stock


Designed by Indigenous artist from Utopia Country, Pacinta Turner.
100% Cotton

Pacinta Turner is from Utopia and was born in 1999. Her language is Anmatyerre. Pacinta Turner’s skin name is Nakamarra and she paints ‘My Country’ and her dreaming of wallaby which is seen in the tracks in her artworks. The wallaby is Pacinta’s dreaming and she tells her story about the wallaby moving from high ground to high ground at night in the desert near her home.

Pacinta is the daughter of established Aboriginal artists Caroline Numina Pananka and Daniel Pula Turner. Her Mother’s Auntie is Gloria Petyarre. Her Mother, Caroline and her Elders have taught, and continue to teach Pacinta to paint her stories.

Pacinta’s works have been purchased by collectors and investors both within Australia and Internationally. Her works were first exhibited in Queensland’s Emu Apple gallery and available in Kate Owen Gallery, that won the prestigious award of Sydney’s Best Aboriginal art Gallery in 2010.