Robert Andrew

Robert Andrew is an Indigenous artist, descendant of the Yawuru people of the Rubibi (Broome) area West Kimberley, Western Australia. Robert’s work explores his Australian Indigenous history via his installation-based practice. Born in Perth in 1965, Robert relocated to Brisbane in 2000. He completed his doctorate in Visual Arts at QCA, Griffith University in 2019, and a Bachelor of Contemporary Australian Indigenous Art in 2012 at the Queensland College of Art (QCA). His work featured in The National: New Australian Art (2019), and has exhibited widely throughout Australia including Metro Arts, Brisbane (2017) TarraWarra Museum of Art, Victoria (2016), National Gallery of Victoria (2015) and Cairns Regional Gallery (2014). His work has been acquired by the National Gallery of Victoria for Indigenous Art: Moving backwards into the future. He has been the recipient of the Graduate Art Show and Survey Room Award (2013) and the St Andrew’s War Memorial Hospital Art Prize (2013), a finalist in the Geelong Contemporary Art Prize (2016) and the R&M McGivern Painting Prize (2016).