Bronwyn Bancroft has spent her life making art. As a practising artist and illustrator, she utilises many mediums in the pursuit of her work.
Bronwyn is committed to advancing the rights of Australia's Indigenous people and the protection of artists' rights. She has been an active participant on national committees, including the National Gallery of Australia and the National Indigenous Arts Advocacy Association.
Another of Bronwyn's passions is education. She firmly believes that education is imperative to individual development and confidence; enabling Indigenous people to participate with equity in an often inequitable society. more info
A Bundjalung artist of the Djanbun clan, Bronwyn Bancroft has been a practicing artist for thirty years. Working across painting, literature, fashion and textile design, this exhibition surveys Bancroft's practice to consider the themes of personal and cultural identity, and contemporary Aboriginal life, that underpin her practice.
3 FEBRUARY - 17 MARCH,
10AM - 6PM DAILY FREE
ARTIST TALK: SATURDAY 10 MARCH 1PM
Bronwyn has recently been awarded the White Raven Literary Award for her book 'Why I love Australia' in Bologne, Italy. She has also been shortlisted for the Prime Minister's Literary Award for Children's fiction for the same title.