Una Rey (b.1970) grew up on an isolated property on The Great Dividing Range. She spent several years in northern Australia, completing a fine arts degree in Darwin in 1995 and worked in the Aboriginal arts sector from 1993. This included five years managing remote community art centres at Haasts Bluff, Milikapiti (on The Tiwi Islands) and Balgo, In 2006 she relocated to Newcastle, completing a PhD in 2009. She taught Art History at The University of Newcastle from 2008 - 2015 and has worn 100 other hats.
Image: installation in Big Scope, Lake Macquarie City Art Gallery 2013