Wominjeka: A New Beginning

22 April – 28 May 2017 | Gallery1


An exhibition tracing cultural continuities and exploring new modes of creative practice in South Eastern Aboriginal art and cultures.

Featuring a diverse array of materials and techniques including; painting, animal skin cloaks and textiles, bark and feather flowers, clay shields and digital prints this landmark exhibition brings together specially commissioned work by five artists; Georgia MacGuire, Aunty Marlene Gilson, Mitch Mahoney, Josh Muir and Raymond Young. As part of this project each participating artist has been mentored by a senior artist including Maree Clarke, Lee Darroch, Ray Thomas and Peter Waples-Crowe.

image: Glenda Nicholls [Wadi Wadi/Ngarrindgeri/Yorta Yorta], Feather Flower, 1994, Feathers (rooster), wire, tape, 31 x 9cm. Koorie Heritage Trust Collection. Photographer: Graham Baring.

Related Programs:

Art Lovers Talk – Georgia MacGuire: Wominjeka: A New Beginning

Opening  – Wominjeka: A New Beginning