Aboriginal Artist Jacqueline Cahill

Aboriginal Artist Jacqueline Cahill

Aboriginal Artist -  Jacqueline Cahill


Jacqueline Cahilll is the granddaughter of the last chief of the Ngombur Clan group - Walter Barlmarr-Cahill. Jacquie’s country runs from Barron land at the mouth of the South Alligator river all the way back to Yellow Waters. Beyond Cooinda lays a sacred site of importance to the Ngombur Clan Group.

Cooinda is a very important place for the Ngombur Clan group for there is a burial site in the surrounds of the region. Jacquie’s grandfather was adopted by Paddy Cahill of Oenpelli whom had a relationship with Walter’s Mother, this is how the Cahill name has ended up within the Ngombur clan group of Kakadu.

As a fulltime Park Ranger at Kakadu National Park Headquarters, Jacquie is a participant on the KIRP (Kakadu Indigenous Rangers Program) and is a strong role-model to Bininj. She is active within the community and with family often assisting foster children, encouraging those who are experiencing challenges and will provide support for others in need – keeping culture and Bininj strong.

Jacquie also owns and operates a small home based business ‘Lightning Arts n Artifacts’ which showcases a range of work on paper, canvas and wooden pieces. Her distinct and unique style is neat, clean and very finely detailed – she has work in outlets in Kakadu and she is an active participant at Mahbilil Festival.

Warradjan Cultural Centre has a selection of pieces capturing traditional scenes of hunting, bush tucker, lilies (andem) and some of the famous Top End images such as crocodiles (ginga) and the barramundi.

View Jacqui's aboriginal artwork available for sale online

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