<<<Nathan carrying the Olympic torch through his local area.
Examples of his amazing art ~burnt work combined with stain work
When I first connected in with Nathan I had already come across another Peckham didg maker and artist, a family member who lives up in North Queensland. And since meeting Nathan, independently, I've come across other Peckhams. He definately has a rich history of artistic talent in his family. The following write up was prepared by a family member.
More on NATHAN
career in painting was almost inevitable for Nathan as a member of the
Peckham family, who have been lending their talent to aboriginal art for
over 25 years.
passion for painting was nurtured by his mother and her two brothers and
sister who were all very talented artists. Their effort and skill has
filtered down through to their children with 10 of them painting for a
living in some capacity. Nathan is the youngest of all the practising
artists at 25 and even at this relative young age, he has 10 years
experience in aboriginal art under his belt and now has just started his
very own business, producing his unique style of paintings on canvas and
decorated didgeridoos. His business is the 5th business to come
from the Peckham family.
Aboriginal Fine Arts is
based in Dubbo and commenced trading in March of this year. A native of
Dubbo and a descendant of the Tubbah Gah people, Nathan aims to use his
talent to educate people on the beauty and importance of his ancestral
land. He also wants to raise the profile of aboriginal art as he feels
that the art form is in jeopardy of being commercialised.
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