Mervyn Street Rodeo Time, 2015 Mangkaja Arts Resource Agency

Medium: Print Size: Image 30x50cm / Paper 38x57cm ID: #330/15-11/20

    About this artwork

    Plate lithograph printed in 2 colours, from 2 plates

    Drawn on one plate by the Mervyn and printed by APW Senior Printer Martin King at Australian Print Workshop, Melbourne, 2015

    Currently unframed

    About Mervyn Street

    Mervyn Street is a Gooniyandi man. Gooniyandi is one of the two river groups from the country around Fitzroy Crossing. He was born at Louisa Downs Station. Mervyn speaks fluent Gooniyandi as well as English. Mervyn is an accomplished author, illustrator, carver and painter. He has authored a book entitled ‘Know Your Granny’ about his country and his language. He has also co-produced the book entitled ‘At The River’. Mervyn has used his artwork extensively in the Yiyili School where he teaches his traditional language. Mervyn is an important person for art and culture in Yiyili and Pull Out Springs communities and is a former Chairman of Mangkaja Arts.