Taipan Forest | Artist Profile

Details of Taipan Forest


Taipan Forest is a senior law man from the Fitzroy Valley region. He has come to painting late in life as is the way with many senior Aboriginal people. He has taken up painting as a way to record and remember his country and culture. Many of his paintings a sacred and the titles of the artwork and its true story are not revealed for cultural reasons. He has travelled extensively through out the Kimberley and the Great Sandy Desert in Western Australia and his artwork and culture reflect his experiences.

Although Taipan does not know his exact birth date he believes he is in his late 60's or early 70's.

Artworks of Taipan Forest