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Dunghutti artist Mabel Ritchie's works on show at Kew, April 2-3

On show: Mabel Ritchie will exhibit her works at Kew this weekend.
On show: Mabel Ritchie will exhibit her works at Kew this weekend.

Mabel Ritchieis a local Dunghutti artist based in Kew and will be showcasing her Indigenous art this Friday April 2 and Saturday April 3.

The exhibition will be at Always Able Boarding Kennels at 38 Sunnyvale Road.

Mabel has presented her artwork to various other exhibitions in Sydney, the Saltwater Freshwater exhibition at the Port Macquarie Glasshouse and has current works are displayed at the Dunghutti-Ngaku Aboriginal Art Gallery in Kempsey.

Born in Newcastle, Mabel's family moved back to her father's home land at Burnt Bridge when she was very young and she grew up there with her brothers and sisters.

As a young girl, Mabel loved to watch her aunties and uncles paint beautiful pictures. Mabel enjoyed painting stories throughout her school years.

Since 2009 Mabel has been painting her own pictures, telling her stories about her life and her culture.

Mabel has exhibited widely and her works are held in private collections both in Australia and overseas. Her most recent solo exhibition, Dhipalyan, was held at DNAAG in November 2019.

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