Organized by the Kluge-Ruhe Aboriginal Art Collection



Artist Dates

Born 1967

Wanyubi Marika

Wanyubi Marika is the son of Milirrpum Marika, the claimant in Australia’s first native title case. Wanyubi began painting as part of the Saltwater Project in 1997 and later served as chair of the Buku-Larrŋgay Mulka Centre. An important community leader, he was part of the curatorial team for Maḏayin: Eight Decades of Aboriginal Australian Bark Painting from Yirrkala.

Collections Represented

Australian National Maritime Museum

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth

Kluge-Ruhe Aboriginal Art Collection of the University of Virginia

National Gallery of Victoria

Seattle Art Museum

Supreme Court of the Northern Territory

Sydney Opera House

Queensland Art Gallery | Gallery of Modern Art