‘Outside of a dog, a book is a man's best friend. Inside of a dog, it's too dark to read.’ – Groucho Marx
Shane Smithers is a Darug man of the Burraberongal clan. His traditional country extends along the Hawkesbury river and extends inland to the top of the Blue Mountains. Shane is an academic with Macquarie University and holds a PhD in Philosophy, and is studying for a DCA at UTS. Additionally he is an artist, he paints, carves and sculpts in a range of materials.