Wayne Quilliam presents artwork that evokes a myriad of emotive commentaries relating to Indigenous culture
while challenging the myths of a people frozen in time, is interesting.
The visual narrative instigates confronting commentary on the ideology of an ancient culture evolving in contemporary society whilst the physical images conjure a conceptual environment in which primeval connotations are challenged.
In harmony with his photojournalistic work he is recognized as one of the country’s top artists for his diverse art practices including the ‘Lowanna’ series that infuses textures of earth onto the human form.
Wayne Quilliam is a Melbourne-based artist who has exhibited in museums and galleries both nationally and internationally. A.Professor Quilliam is an expert in contemporary visualization of Indigenous Australia and with more than 150 solo and group exhibitions throughout the world .
Winner of the NAIDOC Aboriginal Artist of the Year, Human Rights Award and International art awards including being nominated as a Master of Photography by National Geographic.
“The perfect artwork is the one that captures the imagination and inspires conversation. My work is based on cultural integrity and a passion to share”.
Via artist submission : www.waynequilliam.com