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Artist Jade Dolman

The name J.D. Penangke comes from Jade Dolman's initials and Penangke (pronounced pen-ung-ga) is her skin name which she inherited from her Father's line. 

Jade is a Whadjuk Nyoongar (Mother's side), Eastern Arrernte (Father's side) young woman from Perth. She practices acrylic painting on canvas as well as deisgns logos and murals. Her signature Personalised Message Stones have become her most popular seller. 

Jade remains connected to her culture through painting and family. She has a passion for making a change for Indigenous Australians especially youth through different forms of art whether it be through painting or dance. She teaches Aboriginal dance and runs Aboriginal art workshops in schools, for organisations and companies.

Prior to starting her business, Jade has had and continues to have a lot of involvement with youth. She has done mentoring for Wirrpanda Foundation and Save the Chlidren. She currently works/volunteers on a casual basis for Nyoongar Sports Association and Department of Child Protection. She recently graduated from an Aboriginal women's leadership program called Yorga Djenna Bidi which was erected by Leadership WA. 

During her secondary schooling years Jade was involved in many sports and extra curricular activites. She was selected in the under 17's State Volleyball team representing Western Australia. She also played in the State League Netball Competition representing Perth Lions. In year 12 she was elected as House Captain and Prefect and was presented with the All Rounder Award at the Graduation Ceremony. 

Mobile: 0459 148 063
Email: 21293171@student.uwa.edu.au
Facebook: www.facebook.com/jdpenangke
Website: www.jdpenangke.com