PAINT THE CAR
The STA car has had a deadly makeover with a wrap created from an original work titled ‘Travelling Arts’ by Jess Plumb. Jess is a proud Gumbaynggirr woman living in Crookwell on Wiradjuri Country.
STA Board member and proud Wiradjuri woman Cecilia McKenzie met up with Jess in Crookwell to congratulate her on the PAINT THE CAR commission. We even took the kids for a drive.
My digital artwork represents the travelling arts from a First Nations perspective. The Southern Tablelands Arts logo colours have been incorporated alongside others, to reflect the different areas that southern tablelands art covers and to show their support and collaboration with local artists. Travel lines, and Aboriginal symbols such as people and meeting places tell the story of all the different artists and their work from all over the regions and how they come together and connect.
Huge thanks to Liz and everyone at Studio Four in Goulburn for the amazing design and print from Jess’ original work.
The car travels hundreds of kilometres each week and the STA could be more proud than to be driving around wrapped in Jess’ fabulous design.
Jess had a whole cheer squad turn out to see the car. Including her mum Chelsea Boney and sons Riley, Lucas and Connor. They were joined for Delise Freeman the CEO of the Pejar LALC where Jess works. Cecelia and Rose from STA got in a few pics as well. Was quite the party outside Get Creative in Crookwell where Jess sells her art.
There are many First Nations language groups who live and meet across the region where STA operates. Main groups include; the Wiradjuri coming in from the west, across the north is Gundungurra and Tharawal, the south is Ngunnawal, and the East is Yuin. You can visit the Map of Indigenous Australia to find out which Country you are on.
We’d love to know where you see the STA car out and about. Grab a snap and share using #STAonCountry
Check out Jess’ instagram @mirrinmi_aboriginal_art worth a follow.