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.  Peter sadly passed away in 2012.

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