Artist Profiles

 

Artist Profile - Jessica Stassi

Skin Group: Mullet
Totem: Buffalo
Country: 10 Mile
Passions: Art and AFL

Jess lives in the Tiwi College community at Pickertaramoor, Melville Island, NT and is the first full-time employee of the Hayden Reynolds Tiwi College project (as at Jan 2017). During Jess's most recent visit to Sydney for work experience she had her Barramundi print applied to a line of clothing. The results are available for purchase here.

 

 

Artist Profile - Dianne (Tictac) Moore

Skin Group: Sun
Totem: Crocodile
Country: Purrumpunarli

Dianne lives in the Tiwi College community at Pickertaramoor, Melville Island, NT, working at the college as a T.A., teacher assistant, with the senior girls. As a connection to her Tiwi Culture, Dianne enjoy painting traditional designs taught by her big sister Marlene Brooks. Dianne's style of painting is typical of Tiwi designs, with strong geometric patterns, painted in earth colours of ochres, white, and charcoal blacks.