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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Visual Arts and Crafts

Calling all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander visual artists

We’d love to hear about your experiences as an Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander visual artist:

  • What are the biggest challenges Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander artists face?
  • How can artists and designers be better supported?
  • How can markets for arts and crafts be strengthened?

The Commission will make recommendations to government on ways to support Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander visual artists and protect culture. Comments may be used by the Commission to inform its report. We will not quote your comment without seeking your approval.

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If you are unable to provide written comments and would like to provide comments verbally, please call Sarah Crawford on 03 9653 2297.

About the artist

The artwork used on the study webpages is adapted from River of Knowledge by Luke Penrith.

River of Knowledge by Luke Penrith

Luke Penrith’s ancestry is connected through the Wiradjuri, Wotjobaluk, the Yuin and the Gumbaynggirr Nation. His passion is mentoring and nurturing Indigenous Australian job seekers and supporting Aboriginal Businesses. Lore, culture and heritage are paramount to Luke. His art reflects what he sees, hears and can smell and touch; he is a modern contemporary Aboriginal Artist living in Brungle NSW. Luke’s bloodlines are connected through the rivers, the mountains, the coastline and the plains.