Artist's Biography & Works For Sale
Tarisse King was born in Adelaide, South Australia. Her Aboriginal ancestry is from the Gurindiji tribe from the Northern Territory. Tarisse is the daughter of the late highly regarded artist William King Jungala and it was through her involvement with his art that led her to start experimenting with her own designs and techniques. Drawing on the Central and Western Desert Aboriginal dotting style of painting the land topographically, she captures a complex and varied soul of the land.
In all her art work ,Tarisse offers a contemporary representation of her ancient heritage and allows the modern day viewer an accessible moment to consider the past.