Youth award for artist Alexavier

Queer Indigenous artist, Alexavier Sigurdur, is Wyndham's young person of the month for November. (supplied)

Queer Indigenous artist Alexavier Sigurdur is Wyndham’s young person of the month for November.

Alexavier uses is perspective as a young Indigenous man from the

Jardwadjali traditional lands to create art that explores and raises awareness of gender and sexuality.

An example of this is his art work titled,‘Tchingal’s Eye,’ named after the emu from the Gariwerd (Grampians) creation story.

Tchingal’s Eye was recently selected as part of Wyndham Youth Services, 2022 Q Art Project and featured in the 2022 Q Art Book publication and was on display at Point

Cook Community Learning Centre and the Youth Resource Centre is Hoppers


Outgoing Wyndham mayor Cr Susan McIntyre congratulated Alexander for using art to give voice to those less heard and to support and represent

them in the Wyndham community.

“Wyndham thanks Alexavier for the positive contribution he has made through his artistic expression,” Cr McIntyre said.

“Alexavier is inspiring and provides a platform for those less heard and encourages

inclusivity and acceptance.”

Alexavier receives a $300 gift voucher of his choice and other prizes for winning the monthly award.