Indigenous artist

Savannah Travia-Dann

Dympana Art

Savannah Travia-Dann is a young Nyul Nyul woman from Winawaal Country on her father's side, with ties to Nyikina, Mangala, Walmatjarri, Bunuba, Kija and Jaru language groups throughout the Kimberley. Irish, Sicilian and Croatian on her mother’s side. Dympana is Savannah's bush name given to her by her Aunty. She has featured in Fremantle Art Centre's Revealed Exhibition in 2021 as both a featured artist and an arts worker. She was also featured in Fre-OH! magazine and on NITV's 'The Point' for Revealed.
Her father Robert Dann has been an inspiration in her life, guiding her through the arts world with his experiences and knowledge. Robert He runs a successful bush food and medicine business, 'Bindam Mie', and a well known tourism company named 'Kimberley Cultural Adventures' both businesses span across the Kimberley.
Savannah began painting in 2020 during the pandemic, since then her inspiration began to grow and evolve into something she never imagined. She has experience with working with acrylics on canvas and has completed a few murals across Boorloo (Perth, WA), one of which included a mural workshop held by jdpenangke and the City of Vincent.
 

Indigenous language groups

Nyul Nyul Nyikina Mangala Bardi Kija Walmatjarri Bunuba Jaru

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