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 commission one of a kind artworks, online sales of art, 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 from 2002 to today. During this time Nina has had various artistic ventures of her own; painting murals for local schools, commissioned artworks, professional photography business, as well as collaborative projects, presenting at conferences and facilitating Art and Cultural Art workshops. Nina has recently 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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