MADDY HODGETTS Ngiyampaa/Wangaaypuwan + Wiradjuri Artist

Maddy is a multidisciplinary artist, practicing in Cultural dance, weaving, fashion and language. Striving to sustain strong Cultural identity within her community, she regularly facilitates and delivers Cultural programmes and workshops across the Central Western NSW region.

Creating all her artwork and designs on Country, Maddy aspires to translate traditional Ngiyampaa styles and practices through her work. Maddy launched her label, Yapa Mali, in 2022 to further pursue her passion to showcase her artwork and pieces through fashion. 

Maddy debuted her first collection at Country to Couture in Darwin in 2023. As well as attending the National Indigenous Fashion Awards 2023 as a nominee in the Traditional Adornment Category.