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Paula Savage

17th Aug 1982


My name is Paula Savage, I'm from Kubin Community Moa Island in the near western cluster of islands in the Torres Strait. I was born here on Moa Island and am a resident in the community.

I come from a clan group of Dthabugal from Moa Island and Karerege of Muralag.

Art was my interest from such a young age and during high school I studied visual arts and commercial arts.

After leaving school I pursued other job careers, in early 2017 I became a member of Ngalmun Lagau Minaral Art Centre (Moa Arts) in Kubin Community to take up my passion for visual arts again.

A lot of my interest in art is in weaving, lino printing, tie-dying, fabric printing, drawing, carving, and Jewelry making.

My artworks are based on my cultural heritage, stories in traditional knowledge, techniques and styles and also, I like to express my art based on our everyday lifestyle which we still today practice, our cultural laws and customs.   

Group Exhibition:

  • Darwin Aboriginal Art Fair (DAAF) - DAAF, Darwin Convention Centre, Darwin, NT
  • Cairns Indigenous Art Fair (CIAF) Exhibition - CIAF, Cairns Cruise Liner Terminal, Cairns, QLD