Sacha Long

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Biography:

Sacha is an emerging artist from Utopia, a community located 240 kilometres north east of Alice Springs known for its quality art.
The majority of Sacha’s works depict Bush Medicine Leaf Dreaming. In Utopia, the leaves of the Kurrajong tree are used to treat a variety of ailments. The women collect the leaves, dry and mix them with Kangaroo fat, in order to extract the plant's medicinal qualities. The significance of the Kurrajong tree and the part it plays in healing is celebrated in the Women's Awelye ceremonies.