Ripples on the Wooramel River by Ruby McIntosh

Traumatic life for talented artist

The late Aboriginal artist Ruby McIntosh painted this striking painting titled ‘Ripples on the Wooramel River’. The river was an important resource for local Aboriginal people across the millenia. It is a contemplative work reflecting the artist's deep connection to and complex relationship with Country. Ruby is remembered as “outgoing, trustworthy and friendly.”

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