Raukkan Communinty Council commissions new work from Betty Sumner

Ngarrindjeri artist Betty Sumner has been commissioned by the Raukkan Community Council to create a new large public art work for the community.

  The Protectors , by Betty Sumner, 2006, acrylic on canvas, 180x150cm, at the Murray Bridge Gallery June 2017. Photo Johanis Lyons-Reid

The Protectors, by Betty Sumner, 2006, acrylic on canvas, 180x150cm, at the Murray Bridge Gallery June 2017. Photo Johanis Lyons-Reid

The work will adorn a massive concrete structure on a hill overlooking the Raukkan township and Lake Alexandrina and will be based on her delightfully controversial work from 2006, The Protectors, featuring Ngarrindjeri shields and traditional designs. Congratulations Betty!