Artist Profile

Cindy Wallace Nungarrayi

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

Artworks by this artist

Women's ceremony (Awelye)
Art No:CW-100
Size:63 X 122
Dreamtime Sisters
Art No:CW-104
Size:59 X 94
Women's ceremony (Awelye)
Art No:CW-101
Size:108 X 198
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