Peter Swain is a Dabee Wiradjuri Man, he is a direct Descendant of Peggy and Jimmy Lambert from the Dabee people of Rylstone. Peter was born on Country in Rylstone Hospital and moved to Cooma for school where he grew up. He has continuous Cultural Connections to Rylstone and Ganguddy (Dunn Swamp). Peter opened Guluu Gallery in 2020 with his partner Artist,Curator and Community Development worker Jo Albany . Jo is of Kalkadoon & Maltese descent.
Peter has been sharing his Aboriginal Culture and expertise in Schools for the last ten years. He is a practising Artist having exhibited in Galleries across NSW the A.C.T and Victoria showing works of Mixed Media and Sculptures in wood. Peter has been playing the Didgeridoo his whole life, he performs and instructs students in making and playing. Peter makes tools, Artefacts and teaches Boomerang making and throwing. Peter has completed seven Public Space large scale Murals.
Peter runs programs in Schools sharing a 5 week Program of Aboriginal Art and Culture which he developed to unite all students and teachers in an appreciation and respect for Aboriginal Culture and Country.
Peter’s Workshop on Didgeridoo & Boomerang making will run on Wednesday 13 and Thursday 14 April at 7:15pm Sign up at Registration.