About Maudie Jerrold
Yindjibarndi elder and founding member of the region’s first art groups, Bunjinhurrba, Maudie Jerrrold ia part of the backbone of Pilbara Aboriginal art.
Born in 1950 at Hooley station near Wittenoom and raised in Roeborune, Maudie has witnessed and helped guide her community through dramatic lifestyle changes. Maudie’s artwork relates to the landscape of Yinjibarndi and Ngarluma Country, paying specific attention to the flora of the area including the medicinal and ceremonial purposes of each plant. She is an inspiration to other member artists and has regular solo exhibitions.