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Lewis John Knox

M Lewis J. Knox Blackfellas Going to Church During the Day for web

“I was born in Kempsey Hospital to Lewis and Joyce Knox from North St, Kempsey. I was the eldest of five children and my family lived in Sydney and Walcha before coming back to Kempsey.

We lived at Burnt Bridge Mission for 10 years and I went to school at Burnt Bridge School. I loved to go fishing, swimming and to the picture shows with my brothers and sister. I started painting while attending KOGS in Kempsey and really enjoyed doing it.

Now I would like to paint some pictures of my memories with my family.”

Johnny’s artwork “Children at Church” is in the gallery’s permanent collection.

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