Josie Barrett is a Warrgamay/ Girramay woman. She is based in Ingham, South of Cardwell.
Josie is an expert painter. Her paintings, full of life and detail, often depict breathtaking landscape scenes and native wildlife. Also a talented weaver, Josie’s weaving skills extend from traditional cane through to atypical materials, such as beads and wire. Her intricate handiwork is as eye catching as it is interesting, with each piece completely one of a kind.
An artist for many years, Josie joined the Girringun Aboriginal Art Centre in 2016. She has a strong passion for culture and expresses this through her medium. Connection to country, family and traditional customs are all strong themes in her work. An award winning artist, Josie has received the Highly Commended, Group Installation, Dundu, 4th Hinchinbrook Birdlife Art Award (Tyto Gallery Ingham) for her standout pieces.
Artist: Josie Barrett
Materials: Non-Traditional Materials
Dimensions: 10cm x 6.5cm x 10.5cm
Gather, Gathers, Gathering