Name: Chubasco Pascoe

Language: Burarra

Community: Maningrida


Burarra artist Chubasco Pascoe was born in Mewirnba and lives and works in Maningrida community in the Northern Territory. He is of Duwa moiety. His mother's country is at Gamurra Gu-yurra.

His bark paintings often depict local animals and plants such as yams, buttlerfly vines, goannas or blanket lizards. He also paints images of ceremonial objects such as morning star poles.

His work is distinctive for its graphic, pared-back style. It was featured in Maningrida Arts & Culture's stand at Tarnanthi in Adelaide in 2019.


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