Petrina Bedford - Wandjina The Rainmaker

Title: Wandjina The Rainmaker

Limited Edition of 30

Artists Statement: This Wandjina is called the rainmaker. Two lightning spirits in a cave are waiting for the clouds to gather up, so he can make the rain and lightning. Where you see a lot of Wandjinas they represent the laws of trees, rivers, rocks, bush fruit, animals and all of creation. The Wandjinas give the law on how we have to treat and use these creations. These customs are carried on today. The Wandjina spirits are highly respected by the Worrora, Ngarinyin and Wunumbul people who live at Mowanjum and up the Gibb River Road to Kalumburru in the North West Kimberley region of Western Australia. 

Pop & Scott have worked together with Mowanjum Art and Culture Centre and Petrina Bedford, to curate this three-piece collection. This is an ongoing relationship and initiative, that we proudly support.  Visit their website here -

Petrina Bedford’s creations speak to the infinitely cyclical nature of her heritage, culture and family’s artistic talent.  Greatly inspired by her Grandfather, Jack Dale Mengenen (now deceased), she draws on the stories passed down to her of the Ngarinyin and Gija people. Employing colours of the earth, her works radiate the West Kimberley terrain. This series of three prints represent varying forms of Wandjina spirits. Found only in the Kimberley region, the sacredness of these creation spirits runs deep through the Worrorra, Ngarinyin and Wunumbal people. Bringers of all creation, the ancestors first kept record of the Wandjina law through cave paintings.  Bedford has carried this ancient law into her work, finding new and subjective methods of passing on her cultural essence. 


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30cm W x 65cm H - Un Framed

42.4 W x 79cm H x 5cm D - Framed

Coloured woodblock print

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