Jessica Thompson Carr


Jessica Thompson Carr is an artist born and bred in Ōtepoti, New Zealand. She achieved her degree in English and Art History in 2017, and is half way through her Masters Coursework, but postponed this to accept an internship with Toi Māori in Ōtautahi at the Court Theatre.

Jessica is Ngāpuhi and Ngati Ruanui, and explores and represents her Māori heritage through poetry, fiction, drawing, photography, and painting.

She defines herself as a Māori Mermaid, a magical being of two worlds.

Contact Māori Mermaid via her instagram @maori_mermaid or through her Felt account.

Insta: @maori_mermaid

Ataria Sharman (the founder of Awa Wahine) provides mentoring for wāhine who want to know their creative-calling and/or to start their own creative business. She can guide you step-by-step through your own creative process or how to create your own blog/website and/or social media accounts + social media strategy.

She is currently offering one free creative-mentoring session via Zoom to wāhine to help you step into your creative life. Click the button to take advantage of this amazing offer.