Mabel Ritchie is a Dunghutti woman who was born in Newcastle.
Mabel’s family moved back to her father’s home land, Burnt Bridge when she was very young where she grew up with her brothers and sisters.
As a young girl Mabel loved to watch her aunties and uncle’s paint beautiful pictures. Mabel enjoyed painting stories throughout her schooling years.
Since 2009 Mabel has been painting her own pictures, telling her stories about her life and her culture.
Mabel is currently exhibiting in the Twelve + 3 Creating Connections at
The Glasshouse, Port Macquarie during the month of June