NIAH JUELLA McLEOD
Contemporary Aboriginal artist Niah Juella Mcleod is a descendant from the Monero, Wandandian and Yuin people from South Eastern Australia. As the daughter of artist Kathrin Sharp and Aboriginal activist, poet, healer, musician and Yuin Elder Bobby Mcleod, Niah's works tell of stories passed down and unique to her history. A fine dot artist, Niah began painting as a form of meditation, suggested by her mother, as a way to relieve anxiousness. Only first exhibiting her works in public in 2015, this meditative process is evident in her works and explores her spiritual and physical connection with place and people.