Bob Balirr Balirr Dirdi

Bob Balirr Balirr Dirdi Aboriginal artist Bob Balirr Balirr Dirdi worked in Oenpelli in the 1970s. He painted in an Oenpelli style most often on a red ochre background. He is best known for his series of barks depicting ceremonies. If you have a Bob Ballir Balirr...

Mimih | Mimi | Mimih spirits

Mimih | Mimi | Mimi Spirits   Mimih are often depicted on aboriginal bark paintings. Most Mimi are on paintings from Oenpelli in Western Arnhem Land and Crocker Island. The belief in Mimih is thousands of years old. Mimi are on Cave walls and in rock shelters as well...

Charlie Barramundi

Charlie Barramundi Early Oenpelli Bark paintings Charlie Barramundi was an early bark painter in the Oenpelli region. He only has a few known works because he died before bark painting became commercial.   The aim of this article is to assist readers in...

Irvala

Irvala : Picasso of Arnhem Land Irvala  is one of the most prolific and respected Aboriginal bark Painters. His works are unique because he does not stick to a particular regional style. Due to his travels, he had many regional influences. He manages to blend those...

Spider Nabuna

Spider Nabuna Early Oenpelli Artist Spider Nabuna was an early Oenpelli Bark painting artist. The aim of this article is to assist readers in identifying if their aboriginal bark painting is by Spider Nabuna. It compares examples of his work. If you have a Spider...

Spider Ngabunun Namirrkgi

Spider Ngabunun Namirrkgi Early Oenpelli Artist Spider Ngabunun Namirrkgi was an early Oenpelli Bark painting artist. The aim of this article is to assist readers in identifying if their aboriginal bark painting is by Spider Ngabunun Namirrkgi. It compares examples of...