Home: Aboriginal art from NSW – Michael Riley

Year 5 and 6 visual arts
Creative Class Visual arts

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

This resource was developed by the Art Gallery of NSW in collaboration with The Arts Unit.

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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.