- Registration number
- Item name
- Indigenous name
- Karen Moran
- Associated cultural group
- Australia > Australia > Queensland > South east Queensland > Ipswich region
- Acquisition date
- April 29, 1994
- Acquisition method
- Artist-in-residence by Karen Moran
- H: W: 800 mm L: 420 mm D: Circum:
Painting, acrylic on canvas, entitled 'The Stories'. The panel includes circles and various abstract motifs. The dominant colours are shades of brown as well as black, with some yellow and white highlights. The 38.1cm x 76.2cm board has been framed with 4 pieces of dowel screwed together (2 pieces 820mm and 2 pieces 375mm). It is signed in the bottom right hand corner in a gold paint: 'K E V M 94.'
1994 Display label: 'THE STORIES. Throughout my life I have been told stories of my ancestors, their lives, culture, existence, beliefs and their sacredness to our present existence. This is how I depict them with this painting.' [Exhibition label 1994]
Karen Moran was employed as artist-in-residence from 29/09/1993 to 29/04/1994. During this time she made 9 paintings [40245 to 40253] which were displayed in the 'Did You Know..' exhibit.