Tanya was born in October 1964 and is a descendant of the Kattang (Barrington Tops NSW – Father) and Worimi (Forster – Mother) tribes.
Tanya studied at Hamilton College of TAFE Newcastle (1986-1990), majoring in sculpture.
Tanya’s qualifications include: Diploma, Advanced Diploma and Advanced Associate Diploma.
“My work includes a range of Aboriginal contemporary and traditional styles. I particularly enjoy hand whittling wooden Rainbow Serpents with Aboriginal designs”.