ARONE MEEKS (Kuku Midigi, 1957—2021) grew up near El Arish and Yarrabah, FNQ, although his Country is the area around Laura, Cape York. He completed a Bachelor of Visual Arts at the City Art Institute in Sydney in 1984 and forged an impressive national and international career. He was a founding Member of Boomalli Aboriginal Artists Co-operative, Sydney, won an Australia Council Fellowship to study in Paris and went on to exhibit throughout Australia, Europe and North and South America.
Arone’s practice included painting, sculpture, drawing and public art commissions as well as linoprints, etchings and monoprints. His work appears in many national and international collections, both public and private.
Edition of 30, 2009.
Published by Djumbunji Press KickArts Fine Art Printmaking
Collaborative printer: Dian Darmansjah
Editioning printer: Dian Darmansjah
Image size: 176 x 122 mm
Paper size: 380 x 270 mm
Artist: Arone Meeks
Region: Laura, lives Cairns
Tribe: Kuku Midigi
Language: Kuku Yalandji
Catalogue ID: ARME009