Blak Flair Project: gift card Dolly Loogatha

Blak Flair Project: gift card Dolly Loogatha


Blank 140 x 140 mm gift card made from non-recycled card stock printed with soy-based ink with 100% recycled paper envelope, featuring Dolly Loogatha's 2010 artwork Thundi

Thunduyingathui Bangaa Dolly Loogatha, born 1946, is from the Kayardild language group of Bentinck Island. She paints at Mornington Island Art. Her fellow Bentinck Island artists have enjoyed great critical and commercial success since 2005, when they began painting at the Art Centre, with Loogatha joining them a few years later. The vibrant colours and rich textures of their works have captivated audiences in Australia and internationally.

Artwork details: Thundi, 2010, synthetic polymer paint on linen, 1210 x 910 mm.

Artwork story: This is Thundi. There is a big river there and it’s a good place to shelter in bad weather.

Blak Flair is a KickArts creative merchandise project that has been generously supported by the Christensen Fund. The project aims to develop a collection of merchandise that portrays the work of Indigenous artists from Far North Queensland, to promote their work and cultural importance to the broader community.