Cheryl Moggs

Cheryl Moggs

  • Artist’s Statement

    Her artistic practice asserts its strength, story and knowledge grounded in country, heritage, history and her mothers teachings. Her first artistic experience was narration of story and knowledge with symbols created by her mother in the back soil on her traditional country. Working with a spectrum of colors identified in country, diverse mark markings, patterns, layered and textural surfaces, using acrylics, gouache, fiber, textiles and the camera to tell her story. Capturing the very essence of her mother's teachings and First Peoples symbolic visual narration.

  • Biography

    Cheryl Moggs is an international renowned Aboriginal visual artist,weaver, designer, teacher, cultural leader and story teller, is a descendant of the Bigambul people of Goondiwindi-Toobeah.She was born and raised on her traditional country and now resides in Toowoomba.

  • Influences

    Under the banner of, I am My Mothers Teacher and the development of her new business name titled,tarmungie meaning woman, she takes on the responsibility of preserving, revitalizing, transferring and conservation of cultural knowledge, art forms, stories, connections and identities of Bigambul people and First Nation People of Australia.

  • Awards

    2022/2021-Australian Museums & Galleries Association Queensland- First Nation Officer
    2020-OAM Order of Australia Medal for service to the indigenous arts and cultural sectors, teaching, community, social justice and her people
    2019-Finalist-The Australian Financial Review 100 Women of influence Award in Australia-presented by Qantas and Fairfax
    2018-Winning artist of the National NAIDOC Art Poster Award "Because of Her We Can"

  • Exhibitions

    2021- Group-Toowoomba Regional Art Gallery"Meet the Makers"/Weaving Connections
    2020-Solo -Stanthorpe Regional Art Gallery "Back to the Dreaming
    2018-Group- Parliament House Canberra"Indigenous acquisition
    2017-Solo-Texas "My Country-My Story

  • Website

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Cheryl Moggs

75 x 60 x 4 cm Acrylic paints on canvas, ochre- earth pigments, sandstone $2,500.00

Cheryl Moggs

The ancient weave of Civilization
75 x 60 x 4 cm Acrylic paints on canvas, ochre , native plants, black wattle seeds , sandstone, wood/bark $2,500.00