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Warakurna Roadhouse

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Warakurna Roadhouse

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An acrylic painting on canvas showing red, yellow and blue rectangles against a dot infill background in yellow, green and orange. Text running vertically along the left hand side reads 'WARAKURNA ROADHOUSE'.
Warakurna Roadhouse, 2011, Roshanna Yinga Williamson, acrylic on canvas, 513 x 770 x 35 mm. Donated through the Australian Government’s Cultural Gifts Program by Wayne and Vicki McGeoch.

Warakurna Roadhouse is situated five kilometres from the community. The central building at the bottom of the picture (shown as one of three brown rectangles) houses the Yurliya Art Gallery and a general store. The island alongside (circles and adjacent squares) contains the fuel pumps. The other buildings include accommodation for visitors and the manager’s residence.

Roshanna Yinga Williamson portrait.
Photo: Alexandra Frith.


Roshanna Yinga Williamson
Born 1987
Tjarurru skin group

Roshanna Yinga Williamson grew up in Jameson and moved to Warakurna to be with her husband.

Williamson is an emerging artist and mainly paints the Tjitji Kutjarra Tjukurrpa (Two Children Dreaming) from near Jameson.

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