John Prince Siddon
John Prince Siddon is one of 51 finalists selected for the 2021 Fremantle Arts Centre Print Award.
John Prince Siddon is a Walmajarri man born in Derby in 1964. Currently based in Fitzroy Crossing, he is the son of Pompey Siddon, one of the founding painters at Mangkaja Arts Resource Agency.
Moving between 2D and 3D surfaces he renders confronting imagery inspired by national and global issues he sees on television, his own story, desert iconography and the Narrangkarni (Dreamtime).
Prince has been a regular finalist in the prestigious Telstra National Aboriginal And Torres Strait Islander Art Awards since 2018 and was highly commended in the 2018 King & Wood Mallesons Contemporary First Nations Art Award. In February 2020, Perth Festival commissioned John Prince Siddon’s first major solo show All Mixed Up, presented by Fremantle Arts Centre.