Artist | Nancy Cowan
Warrgamay & Warungnu Traditional Owner
Nancy Cowan is a Warrgamay/ Warungnu woman. She is based in the township of Kennedy, outside of Cardwell.
A talented and accomplished painter and ceramicist, Nancy’s portfolio includes large scale acrylic paintings, Bagu sculptures, Bigin bowls, pots and more. Nancy’s work often features wildlife amongst landscape scenes. Her eye for detail and multi-dimensional colour palette choices bring each individual object to life.
First premiering at the Murray Upper and Beyond exhibit at the Girringun Aboriginal Art Centre in 2009, Nancy’s work has since featured in various exhibitions Nationally. Her ceramic work - as part of an artwork installation - was selected as a finalist in the 27th Telstra National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Art Awards in 2009. Multiple public and private collections have acquired Nancy’s distinctive pieces.