Animals in Aboriginal Art

Animals in Aboriginal Art A teaching resource The aim of this article is to give teachers background and resources to teach about Animals in Aboriginal art. It includes templates for an in-class activity and a PowerPoint slideshow. Traditional Aboriginal people were...

Arnhem Land Rock Art

Arnhem Land Rock Art Different regions of Australia have different styles of Rock art. Arnhem Land Rock Art is I think is the artistically most exciting because it is full of spirits and figures. These figurative depictions reflect some of the world’s earliest...

Australian Cave Painting

Australian Cave Paintings Cave painting exist throughout Australia from Arnhem Land in the North to Tasmania in the South. People have lived in Australia for over 50,000 years and have been painting stenciling and carving onto rock walls for at least 40’000 years....

KIMBERLEY ROCK ART

Kimberley Rock Art Kimberley Rock Art is not a single art style or the result of continuous unchanging culture. It is a far more fascinating sequence of artistic expressions left by Australian Aboriginal people over the last 30,000 – 40,000 years. The best-known...

Queenie McKenzie

Queenie McKenzie Queenie McKenzie was the first recognized female artist that painted in east Kimberley style. Their soft pinks and subtle purples often distinguish her works. Queenie did not start painting until late in her life but inspired a generation of younger...

Paddy Jaminji

Paddy Jaminji Paddy Jaminji was the first painters to paint in what is now recognized as the East Kimberley style. He is often overshadowed as an artist by his more famous nephew Rover Thomas. He spent most of his youth on stations as a stockman. In the 1970’s...