BJ Murphy is a Jinibara culture man with ancestral connections to Gubbi Gubbi and Kuku Yalanji Countries.
BJ is passionate about teaching and living his culture. He is a contemporary Aboriginal Artist who takes inspiration from his Country in the Sunshine Coast hinterland, Queensland Australia. BJ is both a visual artist, curator and song-man who is dedicated to the continuation of his Jinibara culture.
Through his paintings, carvings, wood burnings, songs and curatorial work, BJ holds a deep responsibility to his culture and the representation of stories that have been passed down to him by his family. His unique style mixes both traditional and contemporary forms and concepts.