Artist Profile: Bradley Kickett

Bradley Kickett is a local Noongar artist. He was born in Northam and grew up in Perth. He is descended from the Kickett clan in York, Western Australia. He began painting in 2007.

Bradley’s style of art is abstract with paintings depicted from an aerial view and illustrated in a fluid style that he has developed over the last three years. Bradley’s art pieces are influenced by experiencing Noongar country, from the oceans to the rivers and seeing the wildflowers and the land from the air and showing the flow and the shapes of the earth. These images are all interwoven with the history and the stories that are shared and passed down to him from his family and elders.

Since 2007, Bradley has exhibited and sold work at True Blue Gallery, Maaliup Aboriginal Art Gallery, Kings Park Aboriginal Art Gallery, Yonga Boodjah Aboriginal Art Gallery and the Walliup Cultural Centre in Fremantle.

Further to this, Bradley has also exhibited and sold work at the Animal Art Awards, 2010, Manjar Art Awards (2010-2016), City of Gosnells Art Awards (2011, 2015 & 2016), City of Belmont Art Awards (2015 & 2016) and the City of South Perth, Emerging Artist Award (2015). 

Bradley was the winner of the Acrylic Award at the City of Gosnells, 2015 and received the Highly Commended Award at the City of Belmont, 2016.

Bradley is currently studying in his second year at Curtin University, towards a Bachelor of Arts majoring in fine art.