Bio

Steaphan Paton is an interdisciplinary artist based in Melbourne. A member of the Gunai and Monaro nations, he grew up in Gippsland. Paton was highly commended for the Lin Onus Award at the 2007 Victorian Indigenous Art Awards for the drawing Dyillah (2007) and was a finalist in the 2007, 2011 and 2012 awards. Paton received a City of Melbourne Laneways Commission for his project ‘Urban Doolagahl’. His upcoming exhibition at the Melbourne Museum, called ‘Booruns Canoe’, is a collaboration telling of intergenerational knowledge through the art of canoe making. Steaphan’s work is informed by his interest in the environment, anthropology, archaeology and preserving Aboriginal knowledge, traditions and stories.

All images and information contained within this website are © Steaphan Paton 2000-2013. All rights reserved.

Other links:
http://soundcloud.com/yaail
https://www.facebook.com/pages/Steaphan-Paton-Art/152008391505166
http://vimeo.com/user8011203
Steaphan Paton
Steaphan Paton, 2012.
Urban Doolagahl
Steaphan Paton, 2011
Urban Doolagahl
Steaphan Paton, 2011
Urban Doolagahl
Steaphan Paton, 2011
Urban Doolagahl 
Steaphan Paton, 2011
A stray land, 2011.
Acrylic, ink and pencil on canvas
My blue bullock, 2011
Silicone and reed spears
Stone heart loss, 2011
Driftwood, blackwood spear tip, coastal flint, natural objects and found objects.
Haida, 2011Digital mixed media© Steaphan Paton 2011
Dinosaur 4, 2011
Digital mixed media
© Steaphan Paton 2011
Buffalo tears, 2011
Digital mixed media
© Steaphan Paton 2011
Traditional markings
Ink on paper, 2010
A3 framed
Urban blazings
Ink on paper, 2010
A3 framed.
City threads black boots
Ink on paper, 2010
A3 framed.