Djan portrait


200 x 150cm

Oil on Canvas


2016 Percival Portraiture Painting Prize finalist and people’s choice award

Djan Nanudie (Jan Billycan) was a nationally acclaimed artist and respected medicine woman. Her work share the lands of her birthplace – Kirriwirri and other sites in Ilyarra country (Kimberley, WA). Around these areas there is Jila (living water), which Djan used to walk around with her parents. Sadly Djan passed away in April 2015, but drawing from precious memories of growing up, Djan’s work carries on important discussions around the legacy and the preservation of country. To find out more about Djan’s remarkable art, visit COOEE ART Fine Art Gallery.

This original artwork has been sold.

Limited prints of this artwork can be purchased here.