PTC Phone Tech and Comm is excited to announce the launch of our Indigenous Artists Techwrap Series, partnering with Umelore Licensing to bring the magic of Indigenous artwork to the palm of your hand.
The Techwrap Series will showcase four artists original designs suitable to fit any mobile phone device. Protecting your device from bumps and scratches has never been so important to people. With mobile device prices beginning to push past the $3,000 aussie dollars, Australian’s want a wide variety of choice when it comes to device protection and Techwrap offers high quality print with precision laser cutting to suit all iPhone, Samsung, Oppo, and Xiaomi phones.
Alisha Geary, CEO of Umelore commented “[I’m] So excited to see the finished products of our collaboration with PTC! It’s been the Umelore mission to help more businesses incorporate and work with Indigenous artwork’s to give Indigenous artist’s more platforms to share the incredible stories they have to share with the world coming from such a rich and ancient culture. So it’s been amazing to find a hand’s on and humble partner like PTC who has been diligent in incorporating the artwork’s in a culturally-positive way and going the mile to share the stories behind not only the artwork’s but the artist’s as well who are proud and thrilled to see their works going in store’s all over the country!”
See more of our latest Indigenous Techwrap Series below.Fire On CountryWendy Dempster
Wendy Dempster is descended from the stolen generation. Wendy specialises in dot painting and original Aboriginal designs and uses her painting as an outlet to express her innermost longings and troubles.⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
Wendy has worked many years in the disability sector and is also an accomplished poet. She is most passionate about assisting young mothers who may lose their children due to child protection concerns.Butterfly DreamingGina Varagnolo
Gina is an Awabakal and Biripi woman. Growing up in the Newcastle area, Gina spent eight years at Taree and Great Lakes Tafe studying Aboriginal and Fine Arts. She uses a mixture of contemporary and traditional Aboriginal designs.
IntertwinedMelissa Jingalu Craig
‘Jingalu’ Melissa Craig traces her Aboriginal heritage to the Gumbayngirr and Yaegl Tribes in New South Wales. She regularly exhibits her artwork here in Australia and around the world, including Washington DC, Santa Fe in New Mexico, San Francisco and Colarado. Jingalu is also a regular contributor to the jeans for genes foundation by painting on well-known persons such as Jessica Mauboy’s jeans.
“I paint stories from my life experiences, from the Dreamtime in my area, from my family’s experiences and from the overall history of Aboriginal Australia.”
Kangaroo, Look Out Journey
Sonya is an Awabakal and Biripi woman and is the sister of Aboriginal artist, Gina Varagnolo. Sonya also grew up in the Newcastle area and Taree, finally attending Great Lakes Tafe to study Aboriginal and Fine Arts. She uses a mixture of contemporary and traditional Aboriginal designs whose sister has the same style.
Visit your nearest PTC Phone Tech & Comm store here to see our full range of Techwrap Series.