Indigenous artist

Shantelle McKenzie

Blak Miyay Designs

Shantelle McKenzie is a proud Kamilaroi Dunghutti Noongar woman.  She was born on Darug land (Penrith) in 1996 NSW, Australia. Shantelle has developed unique artistic skills that are mixed of contemporary and traditional Indigenous art, that comes with a range of symbolism, vibrant eye catching colours and detail that showcase her storytelling. Shantelle expresses and preserve her Indigenous culture through her art, from personal experiences, to the experiences of her people past and present, along with her experience she brings knowledge and understanding of her community, her people, culture and heritage. Shantelle is constantly motivated by communities all over the country that encourage her people to be proud of who they are and where they come from, to share cultural knowledge and keep the cultural and community connection strong

Indigenous language groups

Kamilaroi Dunghutti Noongar