Saturday 21st October // Boardwalk Gallery, Wrest Point
Nathan Maynard is a descendant of the chief of the Trawlwoolway Clan and of the whole of the North East Tasmanian Indigenous peoples. Since the 1830’s, Nathan’s family have been known as the Maynards. Nathan has 17 years’ experience as a dancer in schools and communities performing in Shadow Dreams and the Tasmania Performs Artists Residency program at Tarraleah. In 2014 Nathan was awarded a Tasmanian Regional Arts grant to develop his performance skills, the Vita Brown Bequest, and an Arts Tasmania Aboriginal Arts Program grant for a year long career development program. He is also an emerging producer with Kickstart Arts. His play THE SEASON was featured in the 2015 Yellamundie Festival produced by Moogahlin. Nathan was the recipient of the Tasmanian Aboriginal Artist of the Year Award in 2006 and 2013.