• Judy WATSON / Waanyi people / QLD b.1959 / <em>passing from the edge of memory to the night sky</em> 2007 / Pigment and pastel on canvas / 211 x 127cm / The James C Sourris, AM, Collection. Gift of James C Sourris through the Queensland Art Gallery Foundation 2010. Donated through the Australian Government’s Cultural Gifts Program / Collection: Queensland Art Gallery / © Judy Watson/Licensed by Viscopy, Sydney 2013
  • Vernon AH KEE / Kuku Yalanji/Yidinyji/Guugu Yimithirr/Waanyi people / QLD b.1967 / <em>Neither pride nor courage</em> 2006 / Charcoal, crayon and synthetic polymer paint on canvas / Triptych: 174 x 240cm (each panel) / The James C Sourris, AM, Collection. Gift of James C Sourris through the Queensland Art Gallery Foundation 2007. Donated through the Australian Government’s Cultural Gifts Program / Collection: Queensland Art Gallery / © The artist

ABOUT THIS RESOURCE

This Indigenous Australian Art Education Resource features artworks from the Collection of the Queensland Art Gallery | Gallery of Modern Art (QAGOMA).

The resource allows you to create a customised worksheet that can be used in the classroom as a stand-alone tool, and also to prepare students for self-guided visits to the Gallery to view works on display*.

The resource features.

  • artwork profiles organised by theme and teaching level, each including an image and short artist bio
  • suggested discussion questions and activities
  • a glossary of key Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander art terms
  • Teacher notes with curriculum information
  • Map with regions of Indigenous Australia

SCHOOL BOOKINGS

For more information on scheduling a class visit to the Gallery
E:  educationbookings@qagoma.qld.gov.au

Warning: It is customary in many Indigenous communities not to mention the name or reproduce photographs of the deceased. All such mentions and photographs in this resource have been reproduced with permission. However, care and discretion should be exercised in using this resource within Indigenous communities.

*Please note: Some works may not be on display during your visit to the Gallery. Display status is indicated with each artwork profile.

Craig KOOMEETA | Wik-Alkan people | QLD b.1977 | Ku' (Camp dog) 2010 | Carved milkwood (Alstonia muellerana) with synthetic polymer paint and glass marbles | 57 x 79 x 16cm | Purchased 2010 with funds from the Josephine Ulrick and Win Schubert Diversity Foundation through the Queensland Art Gallery Foundation | Collection: Queensland Art Gallery

Arthur Koo-ekka PAMBEGAN Jr. | Wik-Mungkan people |QLD 1936–2010 | Flying Fox Story Place 2002–03 | Carved milkwood (Alstonia muellerana) with synthetic polymer paint and natural pigments | 15 components: 250 x 900 x 35cm (installed, approx.) | Commissioned 2002 with funds from the Queensland Art Gallery Foundation Grant| Collection: Queensland Art Gallery


USER GUIDE:

  1. VIEW AVAILABLE ART WORKS

  2. SELECT YOUR ART WORKS

  3. PREVIEW YOUR WORKSHEET

  4. DOWNLOAD AND PRINT