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'Nurreegoo' - The Art and Life of Ron Hurley 1946 - 2002
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Nurreegoo – An Ode to Ron Hurley 1946- 2002
A new exhibition shines a spotlight on the work of Griffith University’s first Aboriginal visual arts alumnus, the late Ron Hurley. Known as one of the country’s leading contemporary First Peoples artists, he passed away in 2002. It was curated by Contemporary Australian Indigenous Art program director Dr Carol McGregor and Ron’s daughter Angelina Hurley, who is the first Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander doctoral candidate at Griffith Film School. The NAIDOC exhibition runs from 6 to 30 July 2021 .

Circles to Us - Exhibition at Flinders University Art Museum
Ron's work has been included in the current exhibition 'circles to us' curated by Domonic Guerrera in the Nexus Art Gallery, Flinders University Art Museums, Adelaide, South Australia.

Check out the link with video included - https://www.nexusartsgallery.com/circles-to-us/

Yet another collection his work is in ♥️ #FUMAmuseum #NexusArtGallery #FlindersUniversity

Theatre named in honour of trailblazing Aboriginal artist
The Seven Hill Hub Theatre has been named after renowned Brisbane Aboriginal visual artist Ron Hurley.

Ron Hurley was one of the country’s leading contemporary Aboriginal artists, hailed as one of the first Aboriginal artist to successfully integrate Aboriginal and western art.

Hurley was the first Aboriginal person to graduate from the Queensland College of Art, the site of the Ron Hurley Theatre. He studied at the Queensland College of Art from 1973 to 1975.

Hurley, who grew up and lived his life on Brisbane's south side Holland park, Mt Gravatt and East Brisbane. Ron passed away in 2002.

Rejuvenated by the Brisbane City Council, The Seven Hills Hub is a creative space offering lifestyle and leisure opportunities with facilities and venues for all ages to enjoy. The space includes the 155-seat theatre, an outdoor courtyard with amphitheatre, and a local park. There will also be a community hub with a cafe/kitchen onsite once construction is completed.

Seven Hills Hub is located at 28 Tallowwood Street, Seven Hills, is Brisbane City Council's newest creative precinct.