About the Artist
Luther Cora is a proud Indigenous man from the Yugambeh Language Group on the Gold Coast. Luther has been storytelling for over 30 years and is passionate about performing and presenting his culture through dance and song. Luther has been involved in many national and international major events, including the most recent 2018 Commonwealth Games Opening Ceremony. He also directed the performance piece ‘Gathering’ as part of the Commonwealth Games Festival 2018. This was the bringing together of different Aboriginal dance groups from remote areas across Australia.
Luther is a well-accomplished artist, having designed many football jerseys and boots for the Indigenous rounds and other aspects of the game. Luther has both his photographics and digital art of displace at various exhibitions throughout the year and has previously won NAIDOC art awards for this artist talent. Luther regularly presents his culture through musical performance with his family, sharing the stories of the local Yugambeh region. He is well-known and respected members of the Gold Coast Community where he resides with his wife Ivanka and five children Khadesia, Hezekiah, Tayvonne, Tedashii and Jahquon.
Luther is a proud member of the National Trust of Australia (Queensland) Reconciliation Action Plan Working Group and Indigenous Advisory Board.
I was born in Athlone,County Westmeath,Ireland.I gained a degree in fine art at BrightonPolytechnic in 1994. I entered works in variousexhibitions in England before emigrating toAustralia...
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