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Jean Tamwoy

Jean Tamwoy

Jean Tamwoy

Jean Tamwoy

DoB: 5/9/1986

Community: Kubin : QLD

 

Jean Tamwoy was born and raised in Kubin Community on Mua Island. Her father is from the Ikilgal Clan and his totem is Kaigas (Shovelnose shark). Her mother is an Aboriginal woman from the Ankamuthi clan of the Seven Rivers in Cape York. Her totem is the freshwater long-necked turtle.

‘Art gives me the opportunity to show the world the culture and heritage of my father’s and mother’s ancestry. Through my prints and weavings I can show the stories that have been passed down from our mothers and fathers; stories that are so important to us.’

Exhibitions

Date Details Type
2019-07-11 Cairns Cruise Liner Terminal, Cairns QLD - 2019 CIAF - Cairns Indigenous Art Fair Group
2015-07-31 Cairns Cruise Liner Terminal, Cairns QLD - 2015 CIAF - Cairns Indigenous Art Fair Group

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