Mounds Bby Ian Kaddy

This work is one of pair of works to represent the rock formations on Mur Murray Island in the Torres Strait Islands, off the coast of north Queensland. Ian Kaddy has incorporated iconic Torres Strait Island pattering with a contemporary interpretation of the landscape. The linocut prints were editions by Theo Tremblay in his Cairns print studio.

46 x 30 cm

$200.00 inc. GST Out of Stock

About the artist

Ian is from Murray Island in the Torres Strait and now is a resident of Townsville. He is a founding member of Murris in ink printmakers and has participated in master classes at Umbrella since 2008. His carvings are narratives of creation legends that were told to him by his father, Uncles and Grandfather. These stories are continued to be passed down the male line from father to son. His lino print was included in Compact Prints 2008 at Umbrella Studio.

Ian’s work is featured throughout the Holiday Inn Townsville. He participated in Cairns Indigenous Art Fair in 2009 and 2010, with Ngapi Kai Kai, a folio of 11 linocut prints by 7 Indigenous artists. This work toured Queensland and New South Wales for two years.

His work is in permanent and private collections including the National Gallery of Australia, the Queensland State Library and the Perc Tucker Regional Gallery.

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