Bluey Roberts

Bluey Roberts was born in 1948 and belongs to the Ngarrindjeri tribe from the Lower Murray region of South Australia. He is widely exhibited within Australia and overseas and is held in collections of the National Gallery of Australia, Flinders University Art Museum in Adelaide, South Australian Museum and Queensland Art Gallery. Bluey Roberts is undoubtedly the most prolific of the Ngarrindjeri artists and is well known for his carved emu eggs and decorated weapons. The works selected for inclusion in Murray Cod: the biggest fish in the river are ancient narratives about the Fish and the Murray River, possessing and forth giving memories of a time long gone.