Anthony Walker is an award-winning visual artist of Queensland Aboriginal descent (Yiman / Gurreng Gurreng). Through his work, he engages with the natural environment and seeks to raise awareness about the preservation of native flora and fauna. Having grown up on the Sunshine Coast, Anthony
draws inspiration from the marine diversity of the Southern Queensland coastline. His work has been critically acclaimed for its light-hearted design and blend of colour and movement.
Anthony’s arts practice includes painting, print-making, public art, and installation art. Notable achievements include: participating in Wesfarmers Indigenous Arts Leadership Program (National Gallery of Australia - Canberra) and undertaking a curatorial residency at the Museum of Contemporary Art (MCA - Sydney).
Between 2008 - 2012, Anthony won repeated awards at the Gold Coast Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Art Awards, including Overall Award (2010), Peoples Choice Award (2008 and 2012), and 2D Category Award (2008). He has been a finalist in the Parliament of New South Wales Aboriginal Art
Prize and Moreton Bay Regional Art Awards, regularly exhibits at the Cairns Indigenous Art Fair, and has work held in collection at the University of Newcastle. Anthony has created large-scale, architectural public art commissions for Brisbane City Council and the Queensland Government
(Southern Queensland Centre of Excellence in Indigenous Health).