David Weatherall

Artist Statement

My art is about my elders stories which they told me and my own life experiences. I started painting because  without my culture I was lost and I found out who I was through my art.

Without my culture I am lost.


A descendent of the Bigambul  people in Southwest Queensland.

His dad is from Glen Innes New South Wales and his mum is from Dirranbandi Queensland. He was born in Brisbane . Raised up in Dirranbandi and moved back to Brisbane in 1992. He continues to paint his elders stories and learn about his culture.