Kathleen Buzzacott is an artist, poet, designer and entrepreneur, of Pitjantjatjara Scottish and English heritage, born in Alice Springs Central Australia. She and her siblings spent the early years of their childhood with their father and his family in Queensland. At the age of 10, she returned to the Central Australian Aboriginal Community of Hermannsburg, with her sister, and brother, to live with their mother and step-father.
Kathleen’s fine Central Desert Dot Painting style celebrates her discovery and connection to her indigenous heritage. Happy childhood memories of her son’s growing up on the land are shared through aboriginal story telling on canvas, and feature native bush creatures.
In 2014 Kathleen Buzzacott Art Studio was established, and continues to operate with the assistance of Kathleen and husband Keith and sons Kyle and Klinton. The tranquil studio is located approximately 18km West of Alice Springs in the beautiful scenic West MacDonnell Ranges. Home to the Arrernte People, this is Keith’s Traditional Maternal Land. Visitors are welcomed at the studio.
All artworks and handcrafted jewellery are available for purchase, and eftpos/credit card facilities are available for your convenience. All art works are packaged for travel to prevent damage. Free postage Australia wide.
For enquiries regarding art work please contact Kathleen.
Ph: 08 89550996
YIA NUKA ABORIGINAL CULTURAL EXPERIENCE!
Yia Nuka Aboriginal Cultural Experience, is an interactive Indigenous cultural tour, based West of Alice Springs, in Central Australia. Providing a unique opportunity for authentic cultural engagement, it offers a personal insight into Aboriginal culture.
Yia Nuka means... My Story. Visitors engage in an intimate conversation with Kathleen Buzzacott, an internationally renowned Aboriginal artist of proud Pitajantjatjara and Western Arrernte heritage. Kathleen and her family invite to you to their home and art studio, situated on Arrernte Native Title Homeland. This is a rare opportunity, not usually available to the public without a permit. It's made possible by the permission of the Traditional Owners, including Kathleen’s husband, Keith. Kathleen Buzzacott is an artist, designer, poet and entrepreneur.
Join her as she reveals her life story with humour and honesty, sharing the intimacies of her family and their connection to each other. Learn about ancient traditions like the art of jewellery making, seed collection and bush tucker and how they translate into the modern world. An experience not to be missed. From the air- conditioned comfort of Kathleen’s beautifully appointed art studio, you’ll marvel at the stunning views of the West MacDonnell Ranges and… don’t forget to check out the International Award Winning toilets, while you’re there.