Lee-Ann Tjunypa Buckskin is a Narungga, Wirangu, Wotjobaluk woman from South Australia and Victoria respectively and who is well known throughout the Australian Indigenous and arts communities. Lee-Ann has worked across many major festivals and events within Australia including Adelaide Fringe, Adelaide and Brisbane Festivals. She has produced Blak Nite South Australia’s leading Indigenous Youth Arts Festival as part of the 2005, 07, 09, 11 Come Out Festivals, The Australian Festival for Young People.
Lee-Ann’s current position is with Carclew Youth Arts in Adelaide as Manager, the Community Programme. She has a Bachelor of Arts in Communications from the University of South Australia.
In 2005, she was awarded the prestigious internationally recognised Sidney Myer Facilitator Prize. The Prize recognises Lee-Ann’s tremendous contribution to Indigenous arts in this country.
Lee-Ann is currently a member of the South Australian Museums Aboriginal Advisory Committee and is the Chair of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Arts Board of the Australia Council.