BOOMALLI BOARD

Euphemia Bostock

Euphemia Bostock is a proud Munanjali-Bundjalung Womand and Elder. Affectionately known as 'Phemie', she has shared her Artistic journey with us in the landscape of the Australian Art Scene. Phemie has worked across many mediums including textile, printmaking, design and sculpture from the early 1960s. Euphemia Bostock was one of ten Founding Members of Boomalli Aboriginal Artists Co-operative and has exhibited extensively in Australia and internationally. Phemie is currently the chairperson at Boomalli and is continuing to create inspiring works. Her long history of creating images ranges from travelling to Paris in 1987, as a textile and fashion designer to having her work reproduced by Australia Post in 1999 for the Design Australia Stamp Series. 

Sally Walker

Sally is a a descendant of the Dharawal speaking people of Coastal Sydney and of the Walbunga clan on the South Coast of NSW. Sally is currently the Engagement Lead - La Perouse at Inner Sydney Empowered Communities. Sally has worked in TV publicity at the ABC, Indigenous and Marketing Departments at Screen Australia, the Marketing department  at the Sydney Opera House and most recently held the role of Patrons Manager at Bangarra Dance Theatre.

Sheryl Connors-Young

Sheryl Connors-Young is a proud Kamilaroi woman. Sheryl has completed a Diploma of Aboriginal Studies and Bachelor of Arts (Education). Sheryl worked at the Australian Museum from 1990-2013 as Manager of Indigenous Programs, where she served as a curator, co-ordinator and educator.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Nadeena Dixon

Nadeena Dixon is a Wiradjuri, Yuin and Gadigal (Dharug-Boorongberigal clan) Indigenous Multi disciplinary Artist. Nadeena has been a member of Boomalli since 2017. Her practice encompasses Print Making and Multi Platform Production including Photography, Animation, Video, Editing, Sound and Webpage Design and Integration. Nadeena is recognised as a Master Weaver in Indigenous Cultural Traditions. Her cultural practices include dance, song, language, songwriting, contemporary theatre storytelling and contemporary ceremony. She is an experienced guitar, singer and performance Artist.

 

Nadeena has a Postgraduate Degree in Indigenous Arts Management  (University of Melbourne) and a Master of Fine Arts (UNSW).

Di Yerbury

Emeritus Professor Di Yerbury, a non-Indigenous director on Boomalli's Board since 2010, was Vice-Chancellor of Macquarie University (Jan 1987-Feb 2006).  There she was also Founder/Director/Curator of its Gallery; the initiator and chair of national reviews on university museums and collections; and a champion of Indigenous education.  She was President of the Australian Vice-Chancellors' Committee, now Universities Australia (2004-5).

Zoe Rodriguez

Zoe is a lawyer at the Arts Law Centre of Australia, a community law centre serving individual artists and arts organisations. She works in policy development, drafting submissions to government; provides legal advice to individual creators working in all art forms, and assists in the development of licensing arrangements for the ethical trade in artists' IP. 

Before this, Zoe was a lawyer at Copyright Agency, a not-for-profit that manages the collective copyright interests of Australia's authors, artists and publishers. From 2008 to 2017, Zoe managed Copyright Agency's Cultural Fund, which provides support a wide variety of projects that support Australia's visual arts and publishing industries. She established the landmark literary initiative Reading Australia which celebrates Australian writing and provides high quality curriculum-linked teaching resources to promote greater coverage of Australian works in classrooms.

                                                                     She regularly writes articles and gives presentations on copyright and developments in                                                                                      publishing around Australia, and is active in responding to policy issues of relevance to                                                                                      Australian creators.