Talisha King was born in Adelaide on September 9th 1988 and grew up in her father's country Katherine, in the Northern Territory. Talisha is a Gurindji/Waanyi woman. She spent most of her childhood with her extended family throughout the Top End including Katherine, Bulman (Gulin-Gulin) community and Nhulunbuy (Gove).
After completing primary school in Nhulunbuy she then moved to Adelaide permanently to continue high school. On completion of high school Talisha was accepted into the University of South Australia, where she is currently completing a Bachelor in Medical Radiation with hopes to pursue a post graduate Medical Degree soon after.
Talisha's style reflects traditional family techniques passed down by her father while also incorporating her own personal designs. Capturing her country and experiences throughout her childhood and taking into account the spiritual and cultural connection with the land and elements.
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