This represents my native bird of PNG.
Sonia is a Torres Strait Islander woman who was raised in Cairns. Growing up, Sonia had a strong connection to her culture which helped with her sense of identity. Sonia is a talented weaver, using traditional weaving techniques to create many amazing baskets and other objects. Sonia reflects the strength of her connection to her Torres Strait Islander community through the use of colour in her weaving. Sonia has a deep connection to birds, which she often reflects in her weaving through the use of feathers. Sonia continues her artwork and cultural journey on Wurundjeri Country, staying true to herself and proud of her heritage.