Takira Simon-Brown Is a Niyanta of Chief Mannalargenna of the Plangermairemener Nation (Ben Lomond) and a luna of Paredareme Country where the Moomairemenner community once resided.
Her family are well recognised leaders in her community and knowledge of her family can be found in the Tasmanian Museum and art Gallery.
Takira has been a practising artist since the age of 12 years old. A busker on the streets of Hobart since she was sixteen years old, documentary maker (Message Stick – Search for the Brown’s Boy), Studio Recording with Rattle N Hum’s Rock Doctor Program (Rock Hart 1 & 2 – sold in Sanity upon request), Musical Stage Performer (Tracking Kultja, Putalina, Risdon Cove, Nayri Niara, Clarence Plains Festivals) and has now moved in to the area of Printmaking.
Takira also comes from a Print making family. Her father worked in the Government Printing Office as a compositor printer for fifteen years. Takira remembers fondly of visiting her father at work as a child. Takira’s Godmother (Ros Langford) was an amazing screen printer, artist and mentor. Takira is currently studying the Combined Bachelor of Arts and Fine Arts whilst she runs her hobby art business Palawa Artz. Palawa Artz has its own facebook page for viewing.
If you would like to purchase any of Takira’s creations please place your order by clicking the link below to contact us. Please include the name of the specific product that you are enquiring about, the artists name, your name and if possible a mobile number.