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Artist sizzling to go to Mexico

Artist Danielle Burford and Westpac Bank’s Karrnunny Pearce.
Artist Danielle Burford and Westpac Bank’s Karrnunny Pearce. Bruce Thomas

SHE’S not singing for her supper but indigenous Coffs Harbour artist Danielle Burford has been selling food for art.

A Wiradjuri woman, based in Coffs Harbour for the past nine years, Ms Burford ran a sausage sizzle with her sponsor Westpac.

Next weekend, she flies to Mexico to represent Australia at the ‘Festival Internacional de Arte y Cultura por la Pax’.

“I’m really proud to go over there and represent Australia,” she said.

“Because I was invited as a guest of honour and it’s such a huge thing, I wanted to give something back to the (Mexican) community.”

She plans to auction a collaborative artwork she will oversee while in Mexico to benefit a La Paz orphanage. Her fundraising will support this project.



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