Athena Granites Nangala paints a very modern version of the Seven Sisters Dreaming having grown up seeing her mother, sisters and grandmother (the late, world renowned artist Alma Granites Nungurrayi) as they would paint the stories of their country around Yuemdumu, to the north west of Alice Springs in the southern Tanami region.
Mary Brown Napangardi is a Pintupi woman who was born in the mid 50’s in the bush to the south west of Yuendumu, in the Tanami desert to the north of Alice Springs. As a young girl she lived a traditional lifestyle learning about gathering bush tucker, bush medicine, craft and bead work for traditional […]
Bess Price Nungurrayi is a Warlpiri Artist from Yuendumu, to the North West of Alice Springs in Central Australia. Born in 1960, her first language is Warlpiri. She also knows Luritja, Western Arrernte and Anmatyerre. Bess Price lived a traditional life as a child and into adulthood. A victim of domestic violence, she left the […]
Walter Jangala Brown is a talented artist who currently lives in Nyirripi, a small community to the west of Yuendumu in the Tanami Desert, north of Alice Springs. Walter was born at Yuendumu in 1977 and is the nephew of Ronnie Tjampitjinpa. Ronnie is one of the founding members of Papunya Tula Artist Group and […]
Debbie Napaljarri Brown is a talented artist from Nyirripi, a remote Aboriginal community 400 km north-west of Alice Springs, who has been painting with Warlukurlangu Artists Aboriginal Corporation since 2006. Debbie has worked at the store in Nyirripi as well as helping to care for old people. She has been living in Yuendumu, 160 km […]
Sabrina Nangala Robertson was born in Alice Springs Hospital, the closest hospital to Yuendumu, a remote Aboriginal community 290 north-west of Alice Springs in the Northern Territory of Australia. She is the daughter of the acclaimed Aboriginal artist Dorothy Napangadi. Sabrina grew up in Yuendumu and went to the local school. She now alternates between […]
Valda Napangardi Granites is the granddaughter of the late Paddy Japaljarri and Bessie Nakamarra Sims, two founding artists of Warlukurlangu Artists. Valda was born in 1974 in Alice Springs and grew up in Yuendumu, an Aboriginal community located 290kms north-west of Alice Springs, where she still lives. Her mother was Alma Nungurrayi Granites. Valda paints […]
Judy Napangardi Watson (circa 1925 – 2016) was an Indigenous Australian, senior female painter from the Yuendumu community in the Northern Territory, Australia. Well known for the distinctive style of painting that she developed alongside her sister Maggie Watson who taught her painting skills, she was a significant contributor to contemporary Indigenous Australian art. Born […]
Julie Robertson Nangala is the daughter of world famous artist, Dorothy Robertson Napangardi. Her famous mother was one of the most sought after Australian Indigenous artists at the time of her death. Collectors worldwide had fallen in love with her minimalistic black and white artworks and the loss of this talented woman was a huge […]
Lola Nampitjinpa Brown, a notable figure in the Australian art world, first saw the world from the small community of Ti-Tree, located 193km north of the renowned Alice Springs in the Northern Territory. Her childhood was imbued with the rich culture and traditions of her family, and it was this formative environment that shaped her […]
Margaret Lewis Napangardi is a Warlpiri woman who was born in the mid-1950s on Mt Doreen Station, northwest of Alice Springs. Margaret is the sister of the famous artist, Dorothy Napangardi Robinson and daughter of esteemed artist and senior law man, Paddy Lewis Japanangka. Margaret was brought up bush in the Mina Mina area of […]
Elsie Granites Napanangka has been painting since 1987 and depicts the following dreaming stories mostly related to her country: Mina Mina, Karnta (Women), Karnakurlangu (Digging Sticks), Yurrampi (Honey Ant), Ngalyipi (Snake/Medicine Vine) and Seven Sisters (Yanjirlpiri or Naparljarri-Warnu).