Born 1987, Cairns
Jimmy Kenny Thaiday is of the Meriam Mir people of the eastern Torres Strait. Art has always been part of his life and he has worked in printing, carving, batik, etching, ghost nets and clay.
Jimmy Thaiday participated in the Land, Sea and Sky: Contemporary Art of the Torres Strait exhibition at QAG|GoMA, Brisbane, in 2011.
Jimmy Thaiday is represented by Erub Ewer Meta (Darnley Island Arts Centre).
Le Op 2012; wood-fired stoneware with natural and found object decoration; 34 x 22cm; Courtesy Erub Art Centre