A: 5 Davies Ave, Mount Eliza, VIC
P: +61 497 004 179
Baluk Arts is an urban Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community Arts Centre located on the Mornington Peninsula, Victoria. Baluk is a Kulin Nation word meaning many or groups of people. Baluk Arts encourages community development, youth leadership, participation and interaction, and Indigenous governance through innovative arts practice.
Baluk Arts prides itself on its sustainable approach to contemporary art practices, utilising all forms of natural materials that can be found in the beautiful landscapes of Bunurong Country. Their emerging and established artists hail from all over Australia, and their art is derivative of their individual cultural experience, identity, connection to people and Country. In the gallery you will find works on paper, traditional and contemporary paintings, prints, sculpture, jewellery, ceramics and woodwork/carvings. The Buluk Arts gallery and shop is open to the public Tuesday to Saturday 10.00am to 5.00pm.
Artists include: Ashleigh Pugh, Beverley Meldrum, Cassie Leatham, Graeme ‘Kunda Beamo’ Beamish-Bonnington, Juanita M., Lisa Waup, Nannette Shaw, Samantha Trist
Featured Image: Samantha Trist, Clapsticks and coolamon, 2020 & 2021. Black wattle and eucalyptus with pyrography and ochre, varying sizes. Photo: Yasmin Silveira. Courtesy: Baluk Arts.