Emma Stenhouse is an Indigenous Artisan. Emma is taking the first steps on her journey in belonging and becoming connected with her Ngarrindjeri heritage. As an emerging artist, her work is predominantly inspired by nature, connection to country using elements of contemporary art and traditional Iconography.
Emma ignites the flame of love for Country in other hearts and minds. A multifaceted creative, she explores diverse practices. Each piece is braided with learning, exchange between artist and viewer, a continuation of culture - a platform for cross cultural exchange
An experienced early childhood educator, Emma imparts her knowledge of culture, implementing programming including traditional indigenous creative practices guided by Gunditjmara elders. A gatherer and sharer of knowledge, she uses this to guide her own journey. Emma teaches children on country, living in Warrnambool she is learning and teaching Peek Whuurong language.
She builds capacity for others to learn and develop their own connections.