WRAPPING PAPER: Arone Meeks; Blak Flair
Wrapping paper printed on 100% recycled paper stock with soy-based ink.
Based on Arone Meeks's 2009 artwork: Blue moon barra.
ARTIST: Arone Meeks, born 1957, is a Kuku Midigi man, currently residing in Cairns. Meeks grew up near El Arish, 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 has forged an impressive national and international career since. Meeks’s practice includes 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.
ARTWORK DETAILS: Blue moon barra, 2009, etching printed in one colour from one plate on Hahnemühle off white 300 GSM paper with Iwaki Chine Collé, CTP, 176 x 122 mm. Collaborative printer: Dian Darmansjah.
Blak Flair is a KickArts creative merchandise project that has been generously supported by the Christensen Fund. The project aims to develop a collection of merchandise that portrays the work of Indigenous artists from Far North Queensland, to promote their work and cultural importance to the broader community.
Dimensions: 420 x 595mm