Krystal Hurst is a Worimi (pronounced waa-rim-my) Artist and Creative Director of Gillawarra Arts, originating from Taree on NSW’s mid north coast. Krystal is a jewellery designer, painter, print-maker and workshop facilitator whose inspiration derives from Country, memories, stories and community integrated in an innovative and contemporary way. Krystal has been featured in Craft ACT’s ‘Emerging Contemporaries’ exhibition and the Aboriginal Bush Traders ‘Bush Bling’ exhibition held in Darwin, and has also been involved in the Indigenous Jewellery Project. More recently, Krystal was named a finalist in the prestigious Telstra National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Art Awards (NATSIAA) 2019.
Craft ACT: Craft + Design Centre acknowledges the Ngunnawal people as the traditional custodians of the ACT and surrounding areas. We honour and respect their ongoing cultural and spiritual connections to this country and the contribution they make to the life of this city and this region. We aim to respect cultural heritage, customs and beliefs of all Indigenous people.