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Gather, Gathers, Gathering

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.


Artist: Nancy Cowan
Cultural Group: Jirrbal/Girramay

Materials: Clay Ceramic Non-Traditional Materials
Dimensions: 17.6cm x 10.2cm x 4 cm
Cat # NC1236

Bagu Middi by Nancy Cowan

SKU: NC1236
  • Arts and crafts: Girringun Art Centre's arts and crafts are hand produced, one off original works. As such they may from time to time have unique marks or craftsmanship nuances that may be deemed as faults. These will be determined on a case-by-case basis. Please contact us within 30 (thirty) days upon receipt of the item if you feel the work has an issue that you'd like to discuss. 

    Merchandise: Girringun Art Centre strives to produce merchandise that is of quality. We understand however that sometimes there may be issues in the reproductions that doesn't reflect this. Should your product be faulty, we are happy to provide a store credit to the price of the item (proof of purchase required). Please contact us within 30 (thirty) days of purchase to arrange your return.  

    Shipping: Any times that are returned will be shipped at your cost. Insurance: We strongly recommend insuring all arts, crafts and fragile products. As we hand our items to reputed freight, postage and courier companies we cannot accept returns of items purchased that have been damaged due to their negligence. 

  • The Girringun Aboriginal Art Centre is located in Cardwell, Far North Queensland. The centre represents artists from nine Traditional Owner Groups, the Nywaigi, Gugu Badhun, Warrgamay, Warungnu, Bandjin, Girramay, Gulgnay, Jirrbal and Djiru people.

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