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Title

Ma Peal, Cabbage Palm

2009


Artist

Shaun Edwards

Australia

17 Apr 1975 -

Language group

Kokoberrin, West Cape region


About

Shaun Edwards was born in Mareeba in 1975 and grew up in Cairns. He studied visual arts at Cairns TAFE and in recent years has developed his distinctive style of drawing. In addition to his art career he is also heavily involved in Indigenous health, conservation and leadership.

Shaun Edwards was given the bush name – Kalk - by his great grandfather, Kenny Jimmy. Kalk is the Kokoberra word for freshwater fishing spear.

Edwards h been exhibiting since 1995 and has undertaken numerous commissions. These works are drawn from his recent exhibition with his sister Lisa Michl.


Details


Date

2009


Media categories

Pastel , Drawing


Materials used

pigment on paper


Dimensions

70.0 x 50.0 cm sheet


Signature & date

Not signed. Not dated.


Credit

Purchased with funds provided by the Aboriginal Collection Benefactors' Group 2010


Location

Not on display


Accession number

68.2010


Artist information

Shaun Edwards

Works in the collection

4


Shown in 1 exhibition

Exhibition history