Robert Fielding (AU)
Image: Robert Fielding, Echoes#1 (Tjalini), 2019. Courtesy the artist, Mimili Maku Arts and Blackartprojects.
Robert Fielding is a contemporary artist of Pakistani, Afghan, Western Arrente and Yankunytjatjara descent, who lives in Mimili Community in the remote Anangu Pitjantjatjara Yankunytjatjara (APY) Lands.
Fielding won the work on paper category at the National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Awards in 2015 and 2017. He also won the 2015 Desart Art Worker Prize. Following solo exhibitions in Adelaide and Melbourne, he celebrated his first international solo exhibition at the Fondation Opale in Switzerland in late 2018. Fielding’s artwork is held in major institutions and collections in Australia and overseas.
Fielding has worked as an arts worker at Mimili Maku Arts since 2015. He represented Mimili at the West Farmers Indigenous Leaders Conference in 2013 and led the way for the arts worker program at Mimili Maku Arts.