Edward “Whistle” Colliss

Whistle teaching to the next generation

Profile Summary
Edward is a descendent of the Kooma and Maddigan tribes.He resides in Toowoomba with his wife who also is an artist and their 6 children. He has been painting since the mid 1980s where he learnt how to paint traditional dot art work at high school in Cunnamulla.

Edward paints contemporary indigenous art. His work reflects a unique style of art which often exhibits bright colours and traditional ochre colours mixed into a common theme.

Edward working on the “Snake Dreaming”

Yellow Belly Dreaming

Kangaroo Dreaming

Snake Dreaming

edward's latest painting

Toowoomba meeting place

Shoulder Bags

Shoulder Bags



2013 Calendar

2013 Calendar

Malcom and Edward painting collaboration

Edward’s traditional country


1 Comment (+add yours?)

  1. Rebecca 'Beck' Robinson
    May 22, 2015 @ 11:50:19

    Deadly Bud, love your work, great to see artists from the South West doing so well in art. God Bless

    Rebecca ‘Beck’ Robinson (Budjiti) originally from Cunnamulla


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