An image of They play fire - Black Magic

Shaun Edwards

(Australia 17 Apr 1975 – )

Sydney, South-east region
Language group
Kokoberrin, West Cape region

They play fire - Black Magic

Not on display
Further information

Shaun Edwards was born in Mareeba in 1975 and grew up in Cairns. He studied visual arts at Cairns TAFE and in recent years has developed his distinctive style of drawing. In addition to his art career he is also heavily involved in Indigenous health, conservation and leadership.

Shaun Edwards was given the bush name – Kalk - by his great grandfather, Kenny Jimmy. Kalk is the Kokoberra word for freshwater fishing spear.

Edwards h been exhibiting since 1995 and has undertaken numerous commissions. These works are drawn from his recent exhibition with his sister Lisa Michl.

Pastel, Drawing
pigment on paper
75.0 x 55.0 cm sheet
Signature & date

Not signed. Not dated.

Purchased with funds provided by the Aboriginal Collection Benefactors' Group 2010
Accession number
© Shaun Edwards