Born 1980, Thursday Island
Sweeney Damoy Thaiday was born on Thursday Island in the Torres Strait, and grew up in Cairns. He returned to Erub (Darnley Island), in the eastern Torres Strait, in 2003, where he makes Kebika Legiz, or ‘little people’.
Sweeney Damoy Thaiday is represented by Erub Ewer Meta (Darnley Island Arts Centre).
Lamar 2012; wood-fired stoneware with natural and found object decoration; 32 x 30cm; Courtesy Erub Art Centre