Baayanya By Nina would like to acknowledge the Traditional Owners of the lands of the Wonnarua Nation. We pay our respects to the Elders past, present and emerging, for they hold the memories, the traditions, the culture and hopes of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples in this beautiful area.
Baayanya By Nina offers commissions, one of a kind artworks, online sales of art, painting workshops and educational workshops that can focus on incorporating Aboriginal perspectives in the Visual Art classroom across all stages of education.
Indigenous Art Code Number: 5641
Baayanya By Nina is an Aboriginal owned business and the brain child of visual artist and educator Nina Ross. Baayanya is from Dunghutti language and translates to "let go" or "release". Nina is a proud Aboriginal woman with connections to Anaiwan and Dunghutti areas of NSW while currently living and working on the lands of the Wonnarua Nation. She is a mother, wife, artist, teacher, designer, and business owner.
Nina is a High School Visual Arts educator with Fine Arts training at Newcastle School of Art and Education and Fine Arts training at the University of Newcastle. Her teaching experience spans over 22 years. Nina has had various artistic ventures; painting murals, commissioned artworks, professional photography business, collaborative projects, presenting at conferences and facilitating art and Cultural art workshops. She works at Reconciliation Australia's Narragunnawali: Education in Education program as Senior Officer Professional Learning Curriculum. Nina has worked with Speaking in Colour, writing professional teacher learning programs that embed Aboriginal perspectives and build cultural capacity. She has also completed TAFE studies in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Cultural Arts.
Nina works over several artistic mediums; synthetic polymer paint on canvas, drawing on paper, weaving, and more. Her style is mostly contemporary Aboriginal but dabbles in other genres.
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