Adam Douglas Hill

Ambassador, Blak Douglas Inc.

Adam Douglas Hill

Blak Douglas

Born Adam Douglas Hill Blacktown (1970) Western Sydney to an Aboriginal Father / Caucasian Mother. Trained in Graphic Design, illustration & photography, became self – practiced in painting & has exhibited for two decades. Winner of the 2017 Kilgour Prize, the 2021 STILL National Award and the 2022 Archibald Prize


Australian Institute of Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Studies, AAMU Utrecht- Holland, Artbank, Art Gallery of NSW, Blacktown, Campbelltown, City of Sydney, Coffs Harbour, Grafton, Lane Cove, Liverpool, Maitland & Penrith Regional Councils, National Gallery of Australia, National Museum of Australia, Newcastle University Art Gallery, NSW Parliament House Collection, QAGOMA, Sydney Grammar School, Taipei Museum, Town Hall Collection, University of Western Sydney, Australian War Memorial
A classically trained Yidaki (Didgeridoo) player performing nationally and internationally accompanying the likes of Albert David, Christine Anu, Gondwanna Voices, Paul Jarman, Jessica Mauboy, Jane Rutter, Matthew Doyle, Music Viva and Peter Sculthorpe. Major events have included Australian Idol, The Deadlys, The Rugby World Cup opening ceremony, and the welcome for Nelson Mandela. Blak Douglas curated the 2021 Sydney 9pm New Years Eve Fireworks ceremony.


Speculating on the Present: Risky Encounters in school-based Design Education