Currently showing at the Grafton Regional Gallery are two really interesting but very different exhibitions linked to Indigenous Australians. Today I will show you a few pieces from the NSW Parliament Aboriginal Art Prize of 2011.
The painting in the background is by Graham 'Nudge' Blacklock and is entitled The Point, The Georges River, it was highly commended. The raffia/paper baskets in the foreground are entitled Keeping Culture by Ethel-anne Gundy.
Wendy Pawley's Australis Terra Nullius is a confronting piece of mixed media with lots to say about the history of the Land Rights Movement and events in the history of the Aboriginal People since the European invasion.