George Milpurrurru

George Milpurrurru Aboriginal Art George Milpurrurru is an Indigenous Australian artist who painted on bark in the 1970s. He is best known for his paintings of the birds and animals of Arafura swamp. He uses repetition of images to give the impression of abundance and...

Wally Mandarrk

Wally Mandarrk Aboriginal Art Indigenous Australian Artist Wally Mandarrk is an best known for his depictions of Mimih spirits and Wayarra spirits. He painted on large sheets of bark using natural ochre and orchid juice binding agents. Mandarrk painted most of his...

John Namerredje Guymala

John Namerredje Guymala John Namerredje Guymala is an aboriginal artist working in the 1970’s. He is best known for his depictions of the Ngalkunburriyaymi female spirit. His figurative paintings are very distinctive. His striking figures filled with parallel...

Peter Marralwanga

Peter Marralwanga Peter Marralwanga was an aboriginal artist from Oenpelli who started painting on bark in the 1970’s. Marralwanga and Yirawala established an outstation at Marrkolidjban. It was at Marrkolidjban that Yirawala acted as Marralwanga’s tutor and mentor...

Curly Bardkadubbu

Curly Bardkadubbu Curly Bardkadubbu was an aboriginal painter who rose to prominence in the late 1970s. He is best known for his depictions of Namanjwarre the crocodile. Bardkadubbu shared an outstation at Table Hill and Marrkolidjban with Yirawala. Yirawala acted as...

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...