Rover Thomas

Rover Thomas Rover Thomas was the seminal figure in establishing the East Kimberley School of Aboriginal painting. His art was completely different from aboriginal dot art painting in other parts of Australia. His art often characterized by areas of ochre color...

Wandjina

Wandjina Wandjina  are found only in the Kimberley region of Western Australia. They date back between two to four thousand years. A Wandjina figure is a shape-changing anthropomorphic being. The main creation Spirit, associated with rain and seasonal regeneration....

Jack Wherra

Jack Wherra : Carved Boab Nuts Jack Wherra is one of the few recognized artists of the Kimberley in Western Australia to have carved boab nuts.   The aim of this article is to assist readers in identifying if their carved Boab nut is by Jack Wherra. It compares...

Lily Karadada

Lily Karadada  Wandjina Paintings Lily Karadada is one of the last of a generation of Wandjina painters who painted on bark. She was wife to another great bark painter Jack Karadada. She is probably the most prolific Wandjina painter on bark.   The aim of this article...

Lily Karedada

Lily Karedada  Wandjina Paintings Lily Karedada is one of the last of a generation of Wandjina painters who painted on bark. She was wife to another great bark painter Jack Keradada. She is probably the most prolific Wandjina painter on bark.     The aim of...

Waigin Jangarra

Waigin Jangarra Wandjina Paintings Waigin Jangarra is an Aboriginal Artist who painted depictions of Wandjina. He painted in the Kimberley of Western Australia in the 1970’s and 80’s. The aim of this article is to assist readers in identifying if their bark painting...