One of Cherbourg's finest. Painter, potter, textile, digital artist and teacher.
Rocko’s father’s clan was Biri Biri and his mothers Googooimagin. He was an artist for many years and his artworks hang in many institutions and homes around the country. He received awards and prizes for his artwork at various events in Murgon, Wondai, the Sunshine Coast, Darwin and Brisbane. Instrumental in setting up the Yidding Artists collective, Rocko was also a fulltime Cultural worker for the Cherbourg Historical Precinct.
Rocko was also the Chairperson of Budburra Books Inc and many of his illustrations appear in these beautiful children’s books.
Visit the Cherbourg Memory Project
Our Cherbourg Memory web app allows you to browse our archive of photos and videos as well as discovering aboriginal history in South East Qld with our Decade by Decade and Theme timeline apps.
Every Thursday 10am to 2pm Many Threads Room in the Domestic Science Building
Free - All Welcome