Photography by Val Bubner
“A hard earned thing is deeper appreciated.”
I am a ceramic and mixed media artist, specializing in custom design and community projects. My small business trades as Tatty K.
I didn’t really know who I was or what I wanted to do at school, so I quit school after year 11 and worked in retail and hospitality (because I knew how to work hard and be polite to customers – and therefore earn a wage).
I also moved out at 17, because my parents lived in the rural area of Darwin & I couldn’t wait to live in the city. At 19, I moved to Brisbane with a few friends & continued to work as a waitress, barperson, maitre’d, short order cook, book keeper – “whatever was needed”. Continue reading