Nannette Shaw is a Tyereelore Elder and Trawoolway woman who also has ties to the Bunurong people of Victoria. She is a traditional kelp worker, basket weaver and shell stringer following the traditions of her ancestors.
Nannette creates traditional bull kelp vessels in the same way as the Ancestral women of Tasmania have done for thousands of years.
Nannette has featured in Kanalaritja: An Unbroken String and Tayenebe through the Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery, and the National Museum in Canberra, both of which toured Australia for two years. Nannette has gifted kelp work to the Queen Victoria Museum and the University of Tasmania’s Riawunna Centre.