Zoey Hart is a proud Bundjalung man from northern NSW.
Zoey is the artist behind our Generations & Yingir People designs.
Zoey has been painting as a hobby for over 15 yrs as a way stay connected to his culture & heritage and being able to pass this knowledge along to his children and their children.
Steven is a proud Bundjalung & Bidjara man.
Growing up Steven would go crabbing, fishing & oystering with his Uncles and Brothers, he always loved being near the water and continues to share that passion with his children & partner.
Steven is the artist behind our Waterways designs.
His inspiration to start painting came from growing up watching his aunties, uncles and cousins create amazing Indigenous artwork. Steven’s love for art wasn't only because of the strong passion for his Aboriginal culture, but also gives him healing and coping mechanisms to express himself through his artwork.
Contemporary Aboriginal Artist and teacher, Holly Sanders, is a proud Bundjalung womanfrom the North Coast NSW who is currently based on Yuin Country, South Coast NSW.
Holly is the artist behind our Djurebil, Waijunbihn Jagun & Dubay Jagun designs.
Through her art, she aims to share her stories, culture and Country in a contemporaryway. The patterns of her Saltwater Country motivate her, as do stories from the past.The colours and patterns utilised in her art are a reflection of her connection to Country and used to develop a modern interpretation of her Aboriginal culture. Painting is important for her identity, wellbeing and expresses the way she understands and respects her culture, ancestors and Country.“I always look to Country- the land, the sky and the sea- and use these images, stories and memories to paint. I use my art to tell the story of my Country and ancestors because I want to be able to share and celebrate my culture in a contemporary way with everyone”.
Shara Delaney is a descendant of the Ngari Nunagal, Goenbal, Ngugi clan groups of Quandamooka Country, which is located on the east coast of Brisbane.
Shara is the artist behind our Place of Saltwater and Mulgumpin designs.
Shara grew up in the Redlands and always maintained her connection to country. She finds the importance of belonging and having with the land and sea. Having a sense of community has always been important to Shara. Being able to engage with community through art as a cultural practice brings her joy. Shara is an artist from the Salt Water Murris Quandamooka Aboriginal Art Gallery on Minjerribah. Through the gallery she is able to engage with community through workshops, art markets and the Quandamooka Festival. Shara has done a mural at the Cleveland Library through Redland City Council about saltwater country and a wall mural in one of the birthing suites in the Redland Hospital. As a mother she now tries to teach culture to her daughter through art and storytelling.
Bundjalung Artist and Graphic Designer, Christine Slabb. As the Tweed River and the Pacific Ocean surround her small coastal town, Christine and her family live a beautiful and authentic saltwater lifestyle.
Christine is the artist behind our Coastal People & Wattle designs.
Christine's inspiration comes from her strong connection to her local environment and community.A strong connection to the environment brings cultural stories, cultural practices and saltwater to life. Christine has always held a passion for art and design which led her to study Art and Graphic Design after raising a family. Her career has seen her collaborate with many Australian Businesses, Sporting Teams, Government Agencies and many Community Projects. "Being from a coastal group of Aboriginal people we have a strong affiliation with the sea and all of its richness and resources. A lot of my designs are inspired by the coastal lifestyle that we are connected to".-Christine Slabb
Kamara Morgan is a proud Yorta-Yorta, Gunai-Kurnai and Dja Dja Wurrung Aboriginal Artist specialising in contemporary Aboriginal Art.
Kamara is the artist behind our Dancing on Country design. Kamara grew up on Yorta Yorta country in Shepparton Victoria and is now living on Wurundjeri Country in Narrm known as Melbourne, Australia.
Kamara expresses her Aboriginal culture and connection to Country through her artworks.
Kamara is proud to have grown up around her culture, she has a strong connection to her Indigenous community and country. She grew up watching her family members paint, this experience gave her the desire and confidence to pick up a paint brush herself to tell her story and the stories of her country and culture.
Painting gives Kamara an even stronger feeling of connection to her ancestors and culture, and she is excited to share her rich tradition through her paintings.
Zowie Baumgart is a Kombumerri & Butchulla artist born in Canberra and raised in her family’s traditional country in Southern Queensland. Zowie is a self-taught interdisciplinary artist working across a diverse medium. With a strong understanding and creative talent ever since her high school days, she is now diversifying into a more traditional art expression. Raising her own family has brought her closer to her family origins, connection to the land and ignited a renewed passion for the representation of her people’s oral history through painting. Her works represent the combined narratives of both her mothers and fathers clans, the Kombumerri people and the Butchulla of Maryborough and Fraser Island.
Kamilya Lowana White is a proud Aboriginal artist, born, raised and creating artworks in Naarm (Melbourne) on Wurundjeri Country. Ever since she was a child, she has been passionate about art, and enjoys creating with and exploring a range of techniques and mediums. Stemming from her Kija Bardi heritage, Kamilya is particularly interested in creating contemporary Aboriginal paintings, inspired by the land, storytelling and relationships with others, all depicted with a modern twist. Kamilya finds this specific art style therapeutic and uses it to express and ground herself, while deepening her connection with culture.
Jedess Hudson is a descendant from the Ewamian and Western Yalanji people of North Queensland. An established Aboriginal creative contributing to the art and community sector for many years.
On her creative journey Jedess has continued to draw deeply from her traditional homelands. The land, seasons, bush tucker, flora and fauna are aspects that are inspired and incorporated into her art practice.
Growing up Jedess was taught to be aware of her surroundings especially in nature and analyse the things that make up our diverse landscape