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Cindy Wallace Nungarrayi
Born :1978
Location :Utopia, Northern Territory
Tribe :Anmatyerre/ Alyawarre
Skin group :Nungarrayi
Language :Anmatyerre/ Alyawarre

Cindy Wallace Nungarrayi


Cindy Wallace Nungarrayi was born in 1978 in Santa Teresa, Northern Territory.

She is married to late Ada Bird Petyarre's son, Stephen Bird. Cindy is from Arrernte tribe. She is the niece of Kathleen Petyarre and Gloria Petyarre.

Cindy Wallace Nungarrayi has been painting her country's story since she was very young. Her dreamings include Women's Ceremonies and Body Painting.

Cindy and her sister Colleen Wallace learnt how to paint from their aunt Kathleen Wallace, a renowned indigenous artist and elder in Santa Teresa.
Her style of painting has elements of fine and colourful dot-painting, which is the traditional of Arrernte tribe-women.


 You are welcome to visit our gallery to view Cindy Wallace Nungarrayi and other aboriginal artists artwork on Linen, Canvas, Didgeridoo, Boomerang, Coolamon and Potteries at: Karlangu Aboriginal Art Centre, 47 York Street, Sydney, 2000, New South Wales, Australia

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