Peter Newry

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Peter was born at Newry Station in 1939. He moved to Ivanhoe Station near Kununurra in 1989 where he picked cotton and worked as a builder’s labourer. From there he moved to Jarnem (Police Hole) in the Keep River National Park. He became a much sought after artist from 2002 for his grand aerial depictions of country and pared back compositions, representing his “history” of his cultural knowledge. ย Peter sadly passed away in 2012.

DOB: Circa 1939
Language: Miriwoong
Country: Newry Station N.T.