Trudy Fatnowna Edgeley


Artist, Trudy Fatnowna Edgeley’s rich ancestry is Yidinji. Trudy’s unique lineage and love for country gives her a deep cultural platform to share stories through art, music, and theatre.

As a visual artist, Trudy is a past member of PITCHA MAKIN FELLAS, Ballarat based indigenous art group. As an actor, Trudy performs in a traveling show titled FACING UP. As a musician, Trudy performs professionally with her musician husband Phil Edgeley. For the past twenty years they have toured throughout Australia, Europe, UK and the USA. In her own music, Trudy blends soul, gospel, work-song and tribal rhythms to share the stories of her people.

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