Acrylic on canvas
Francine Steele lives in a small community about 100 KMs east of Fitzroy Crossing and has been painting at Mangkaja Arts since 2018. Francine’s works are rendered slowly with a steady hand and great precision. Each dot a mediation on the Great Sandy Desert Country her grandfather and family migrated from, when they moved to the Kimberley region in the ‘60s. Jilas (waterholes) and Jilji (sandhill) country. Desert Flowers shows a new style by Francine which she has been developing to depict the flora of the Great Sandy Desert.