Peta-Joy Williams

 

Peta Joy Williams is a Wiradjuri woman, born in Sydney. With her feet firmly in both cultures, the inland and the salt water. Peta Joy finds an affinity with both and finds inspiration from unique elements of the two diverse nations.

 

PJ has been involved with the Arts since her young school years. Painting Aboriginal art from Pre-School years with many pieces throughout her educational career being submitted into competitions. PJ then went on, after High School to complete a Cert IV in Aboriginal Art and Cultural practices and a Diploma in Fine Arts. PJ currently teaches Wiradjuri at Eora College, facilitating art workshops and mural projects. PJ is the sole operator of Wiradjuri Wave, custom Aboriginal artworks on sports paraphernalia and fashion.

 

PJ’s achievements:

2016 – Designed Lilian Crombie foundation logo

2015 – Curated pop-up art gallery with Blak Markets / First Hand Solutions

2014 – Designed the Warrigal Project logo for Westpac Munky Munk CD [Renegades of Munk] cover artwork

2013 – Prince Albert Skateboards, skateboard design

2012 – Launch of Wiradjuri Wave

Pre-2012

2001 – Semi Finalists, TAFE NSW Student Art Prize

1999 – Finalists, TAFE NSW Student Art Prize

1998 – Design and paint of memento hockey sticks for Australian Woman’s Hockey Team World Cup