Home – Aboriginal art from NSW – 2. Michael Riley

Year 5 and 6 visual arts
Creative Class Visual arts

Create artworks inspired by the practices of Wiradjuri/Kamilaroi artist Michael Riley.

Student visual arts resource developed by The Arts Unit in collaboration with the Art Gallery of New South Wales.

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A scene from Michael Riley's Flyblown, showing dry long grass and clear blue skies

Learning intentions

  • explore the richness and diversity of Aboriginal art from New South Wales
  • reflect on personal experiences to create meaning in artworks
  • create two photographic series exploring symbolism and portraiture.