Born in the north west of Victoria, Mitch Mahoney lives and works in Duns Creek NSW. In 2015 Mahoney received the National Gallery of Australia Summer School Scholarship, which is awarded to 16 year 11 students from across Australia, two students from each state. His recent exhibitions include participating in the 3 Village Art Trail, Hunter Valley, and at the Hunter Valley Gallery in 2014. Mahoney has been commissioned to create a number of works including; possum skin pelts for the Melbourne Museum and he produced work for Life without Barriers for the National Cultural Respect Steering Committee in 2014 and worked with local elders to produce a possum skin cloak for the Wingecarribee Shire Council. Mitch Mahoney’s work is held in the public collections of Melbourne Museum and the Koorie Heritage Trust.