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Buy any work of art from my website  (or in Ngurambang Birrang Gallery) to be eliglible for this prize.

For every $20 spent you will receive a FREE TICKET into the draw. 


According to Aboriginal legend, emus were creator spirits that used to fly and look over the land.

To spot the emu, look south to the Southern Cross; the dark cloud between the stars is the head, while the neck, body and legs are formed from dust lanes stretching across the Milky Way.

Most Aboriginal tribes tell the story of the emu in the sky.

The Emu changes in the Milky way throughout the year and these changes signal times for different activities and ceremonies.

I was inspired to paint this whilst travelling to Uluru and sleeping under the night sky for 12 nights; seeing the emu cross the sky in the Milky Way each night, I was in awe of how beautiful it was and was led to recreate what I was looking at.


Cheree Stokes (C) 3/12/2020

Emu in the Sky Prize

  • Acrylic on unstretched canvas

    40cm x 50cm

    Drawn on December 23rd 2020

    Delivery charges apply 

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