Charmaine Ledden-Lewis is a Blue Mountains artist, and descendant of the Bundjalung people. Her matriarchal lineage is a living legacy of the Stolen Generations. She is a vocal advocate for those who have had their history and culture stolen from them. Raised in a loving family surrounded by art and music, Charmaine developed a passion from a young age, for all things creative. She provides the same environment for her two sons, taking pleasure in nurturing their creativity. Charmaine believes we are all artists. She was the 2019 winner of Magabala Books’ Kestin Indigenous Illustrator Award and illustrated Bruce Pascoe’s children’s picture book Found and Cathy Freeman’s Born to Run.