Jason King

Jason King is a local Aboriginal artist, born in Murwillumbah, raised in Tumbulgum, and has lived on Bundjalung Country in the Tweed Valley his whole lifeant of Bundjalung (Tweed Valley) and Gumbaynggirr (Coffs Coast) peoples. Jason is inspired by the original storytellers of Australia – desert painters, ancient rock art, Aboriginal dance, language, and song. Jason has had a strong relationship with nature and the land for much of his life. Through learning and sharing language and culture, Jason has developed a deeper connection to Bundjalung Country where he grew up, and his ancestral land Gumbaynggirr. Jason has more recently b. He comes from a large culturally diverse family and has strong connections to the local community, being a proud descendeen inspired to respectfully gather, blend and paint with the rich collection of colours found in natural ochres unearthed across the Bundjalung land. Jason integrates storytelling into his artworks, inspired by nature and through life events and experiences. It is the appreciation of the storytelling, and his passion for Aboriginal and Islander culture, that Jason hopes to resonate with those viewing his artworks.

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Exhibiting at: The Belle River House, 18 Riverside Drive, Tumbulgum