Kunda Beamo was born in Melbourne in 1941 and is of Yamadji descent. He is a self-taught artist who draws inspiration from reclaiming his identity and culture. Kunda Beamo’s work has been included in numerous exhibitions, museums and art awards in Queensland, around Australia and overseas.
His work represents people, elders, spirits, dancers and animals portrayed in a combination of both contemporary and traditional techniques.
Here Beamo has painted the possum hiding in a tree and takes inspiration from dreamtime.
Acrylic on paper, 30cm x 39.5cm