Shaymaa, 2017 by Stuart Miller

image of Shaymaa 2017 by Stuart Miller

Artist's statement

Shaymaa Abdullah, a proud Noongar woman from Western Australia, is a descendant of Muslim cameleers from Afghanistan. She lives in Sydney’s western suburbs and is currently studying to be a commercial pilot. Shaymaa sits in her lounge room with her cats, Cassie and Grumpy.