Tammy-Lee Atkinson is a 28 year old proud Yorta-Yorta Woman and artist; born in Echuca and raised at Cummeragunja, Barmah and Kerang. She is currently living in Mooroopna and completed her Bachelor of Visual Arts at IKE at Deakin University in Geelong. Tammy-Lee loves her family’s stories about culture and expresses her stories through painting, drawing and photography – there is always be a meaning behind the image! She admired her Grandmother’s artwork; emu egg carving and feather flowers. Tammy-Lee was surrounded by art and she always had a natural passion for painting and drawing. She values most being able to express herself through art as it keeps her grounded. She sees her art as an escape from the pressures of life.