Shannon Brett is a descendant of the Wakka Wakka, Butchulla and Gurang Gurang clans of southern Queensland. Brett is an interdisciplinary artist who creates and designs artworks indicative of their

experiences as an Aboriginal person living and surviving in modern, urban

Australian society.

Technically trained in fashion design, graphic & web design, music production,

animation, theatre and film, Brett also holds a Bachelor of Contemporary Australian

Indigenous Art; Fine Art & Photography via the Queensland College of Art –

Griffith University.

Brett also works extensively as an independent art curator, writer, trainer and arts

manager, motivated by art that operates at the juncture of cultural politics and

visual practice. Additionally, Brett maintains their position on the Editorial Board for

Garland Magazine and is a current member of the Girringun Aboriginal Art Centre

Advisory Panel.

Brett focuses on issues that are close to heart, which are the survival, integrity and humility of Indigenous peoples.

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