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Queensland’s coronavirus restrictions turn Aboriginal artists into fashion designers – ABC News

Sisters Joyce Crombie and Jean Barr-Crombie won’t let coronavirus restrictions keep them down as they put their artwork onto clothing for the newly created Red Ridge the Label.



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Sisters Joyce Crombie and Jean Barr-Crombie didn’t grow up wanting to be artists.
Their childhood was spent among the rich red sand dunes of Birdsville in far-west Queensland, fossicking for wild fruit, and watching the changing colours of the Diamantina River in flood time.
Key points:

  • Red Ridge the Label’s clothes will feature designs from Aboriginal artists in Queensland’s central-west
  • The first collection, Diamantina, showcases artworks by sisters Joyce Crombie and Jean Ba…

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