Skin Name: Ngagamadung
Totem: Rainbow Serpent
Clan: Oenpelli Community, Arnhemland
About the artist
Shane belongs to Oenpelli community from Arnhem Land, Northern Territory. He was born in Darwin but grew up in Queensland. Shane’s interest in painting began in his early 20s. His uncle taught Shane to paint.
Shane is currently on Disability Support Pension and resides at Coconut Grove under TEAMhealth’s Community Housing Program. Shane does his paintings at home and Day2Day Living (Rapid Creek). Shane likes fishing and painting.