Julianne Wade

Julianne is a Whadjuk Perth born artist on her Mother’s side, who grew up in New Zealand in Ngaruawahia Tainui with her Father’s side. She is a visual artist and remains connected to her culture through painting, family and community connections through the West Australian Aboriginal Leadership Institute, she has a passion for making a change through art for indigenous and non-indigenous people.

Her purpose is to highlight that all land is a traditional country which our ancestors have practised culture on for thousands of years and share knowledge about the Dreamtime stories of the land.

In her collective canvas workshops and public art are a contemporary continuation of traditional culture and knowledge. Whadjuk artist was officially started when being accepted for the WA Revealed Emerging Artist exhibition in Fremantle 2020. Julianne has had and continues to have involvements with her community and with children and families in schools especially since coming from an Education background prior. Julianne is deeply passionate about her work with the community and feels privileged to be able to share her knowledge and culture through art and encourage conversations around current issues Aboriginal people face as well as the next step forward.

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We acknowledge the Traditional Owners of the land where we work and live.
We pay our respects to Elders past, present and emerging.
We celebrate the stories, culture and traditions of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Elders of all communities who also work and live on this land.