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About the artwork

​Jessica Birk's - Stepping Up


Jessica's artwork depicts Aboriginal people from all parts of NSW on a journey towards the top of the hill.

With one foot firmly on the earth, the other just hovering above in an effort to achieve more, with the sky being the only limit to people's opportunities.


About the Artist

Jessica Birk, a Yaegl descendant of Northern NSW, born and raised on the Northern Beaches, Sydney. A graduate of the College of Fine Arts, University of NSW with a Bachelor of Fine Arts.

"To Aboriginal people, land is what makes us who we are, what sustains us... Through my art I aim to visually articulate all that land is; its past, its present and its future".