Peter Mulcahy is a family man, who now lives in the beautiful Noosa Hinterland of the Sunshine Coast. His family is number one and is the strong base which fires and inspires him to share this rich culture, a culture which when respected unfolds for all to hear, see and touch.
This accomplished aboriginal artist is committed to culture while his signature fine lines, exquisite attention to detail and deep and stirring stories continue to set him apart.
Peter Mulcahy is a Gamilaroi man, his family originated from the area around Mungindi & Thalon on the Queensland NSW border. 15 years as a professional artist and his many years of learning from elders has developed him into a modern man that breaths life and relevance back into the Ancient stories of the Dreamtime. His new contemporary art works reflect the old in the new, the Ancient in the now.
Muraay Djeripi, Peters Indigenous names translates to Sulphur Crested White Cockatoo and free Flying Spirit. The White Cockatoo is the story teller and uniter of Tribes. This in itself sums up Peters life's work.
Peter Mulcahys' passion is infectious, at the core of all he paints, writes and speaks is the desire to reach his audience with teachings and knowledge he has gained from Elder and Spirit. Aboriginal Art
Muraay Djeripi’s contemporary art works are predominantly of a very fine figurative style. This style of work has not as yet received as wider recognition and publicity as the works of Central Australian traditional dot paintings.
Much of Muraay Djeripi’s work employs the use of flora and fauna from his traditional lands. (The northern lands of the Gamilaroi)
Peter Mulcahy's ( Muraay Djeripi ) art would be categorized into 5 sections.