Artist | Erica Muriata
Girramay Traditional Owner
Erica Muriata is a Girramay woman. She grew up in the Jumbun Aboriginal Community of the Murray Upper area, North-West of Cardwell, Queensland.
Erica is a gifted emerging artist, with a penchant for painting landscape scenes in warm, earthy tones. Working across platforms, she is also a ceramicist, creating unique Bagu sculptures.
Erica has strong family ties to the Girringun Aboriginal Art Centre. Her Father, Jack Muriata, was a respected Elder and leader in the community. Her Mother, Lillian Muriata, is an established painter. Erica’s personal memories and cultural knowledge strongly influence her art. Her designs embody her identity and ancestors. They share the stories in which she is the keeper of.