Torres Strait Islander art to admire
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Torres Strait Islander art to admire

Torres Strait Islander textile artist Rosie Barkus said, “When you see where I live here, well how can you not be inspired to draw.” See the strong connections to culture and Country reflected in this roundup of beautiful artworks by these talented Torres Strait Islander artists.
a man in a red shirt with the words in our ancestors we trust
Dylan Mooney: In our Ancestors we Trust – BNE ART - Brisbane Art Guide
an image of the inside of a human body
Gubau Wurau – Wind Bird – The Australian Art Network | Aboriginal Art Network
a colorful fan with a black and red design on the top, sitting against a white background
Torres Strait Islands: A Celebration | 1 July – 9 October 2011
a black and white drawing of an animal with two birds on it's head
fireworks gallery
fireworks gallery
an ornament made to look like a bird hanging from a string on a wall
Awakening - Online Exhibitions | Queensland Museum
a drawing of leaves and vines on a white background
Dugal (winner works on paper at the 25th Telstra Indigenous Art Award) – The Australian Art Network | Aboriginal Art Network
a black and white drawing of a cat with swirls on it's tail
Torres Strait Islands – Page 2 – The Australian Art Network | Aboriginal Art Network
an image of a man with his head in the air and waterfall coming out of his face
Exploring Arts Practice with Dylan Mooney
Colour Box Studio
Colour Box Studio
a close up view of a colorful object on a white surface with blue and yellow stripes
Torres Strait Islands: A Celebration | 1 July – 9 October 2011
a drawing of a sea shell on a white background
Torres Strait Islands – Page 2 – The Australian Art Network | Aboriginal Art Network
two circular designs in black and white on a white background, with the letter c at the center
Torres Strait Islands – Page 2 – The Australian Art Network | Aboriginal Art Network
a painting with animals and birds on it in the night sky, surrounded by stars
Making marks on paper in the tropics
a black and white drawing of an object with wavy lines on the bottom half of it
Kulap – The Australian Art Network | Aboriginal Art Network
a man is holding up a paper mask with feathers on it's head and wearing a red shirt
Arts d'Australie Stéphane Jacob - Expert en art aborigène australien
a rattan style umbrella is shown against a white background, with the top section partially closed
Torres Strait Islands: A Celebration | 1 July – 9 October 2011
a black and white drawing of two people sitting in front of a clock tower at night
A shark in the stars: astronomy and culture in the Torres Strait
an octopus with a crown on it's head is shown in black and white
Artists
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Beck Silsbury