A one-of-a-kindness collection sharing stories from the seasons across Quandamooka Country. An eco friendly range that offers handmade gifts for your home and work spaces.
Delvene Cockatoo-Collins is First Nations storyteller, whose family belong to the Quandamooka region. Delvene lives and works on Minjerribah - North Stradbroke Island. As an independent Aboriginal artist, Delvene operates out of a small studio and retail store in Dunwich, providing handmade ceramics, small sculptural works, and hand printed homewares.
Through these mediums she expresses the stories of her family’s lived experiences on North Stradbroke Island, and her responses to images and texts related to her family.
Recurring themes across Delvene’s work is the relationship to her great-great grandmother, through a body of work, titled Six Generations, Traditional mat making techniques, and the use of clays and pigments found across Quandamooka including the islands and mainland around Moreton Bay.