Katrina Tjitayi | Artist Profile

Details of Katrina Tjitayi


Katrina was born and went to school in Ernabella. Her mother was one of the first Anangu teachers at Ernabella Anangu School in the 1940s. On leaving school Katrina studied at UniSA through the AnTEP program, obtaining a Bachelor of Education. She has worked in Anangu education for more than 20 years including as the Anangu School Improvement Coordinator.
She is a mother to two children and a strong advocate for children's rights. She is published author including as co-presenter and writer of 'Red DirtCurriculum: Re-imagining Remote Education', presented as part of the Sidney Myer Rural Lecture series in 2013. She first begun painting at the art centre in late 2016.
In 2018 she won the 2018 Aunty Josie Agius Award for her work as the Wellbeing Coordinator.

2017 In tThese Hands: Mara Nyangangka, Sturt Gallery, Mittagong NSW
2017 Soft Light, Talapi Gallery, Alice Springs NT
2017 Spirited, Kurunitja - Short St Gallery, Broome, WA
2017 Inuntjii – Regeneration - Aboriginal Signature Estrangin gallery, Bruxelles, BELGIUM
2017 Relative Colours - Aboriginal Contemporary, Sydney, NSW

Artworks of Katrina Tjitayi

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