Artist Profile

Doreen Dickson Nakamarra
Born :1956
Location :Willowra
Tribe :Warlpiri
Skin group :Nakamarra
Language :Warlpiri


Doreen Dickson Nakamarra


Doreen Dickson Nakamarra was born in 1965 in Willowra, 250 km north-west of Alice Spring, Northern Territory.

Women in Doreen's family have been painting since beginning of the art movement in Central and Western Desert regions. Most of her family are famous artists. Her mother is Nora Long Napanangka and her sister is Janet Long Nakamarra (known internationally), her uncle and aunt also are all well known artists.

Doreen Dickson Nakamarra's Dreamings are Bush Tucker (gathering bush food in her country), Fire, Waterholes and Women's Body Paint design.

Like all other Warlpiri women, her paintings are nice and colourful and very delicate in style. She also paint beautiful black and white paintings.















Doreen Dickson Nakamarra at Karlangu Aboriginal Art Centre


You are welcome to visit the art gallery to view Doreen Dickson Nakamarra and other aboriginal artists artwork on linen/canvas, coolamon, didgeridoo, boomerang and pottery at: KARLANGU ABORIGINAL ART CENTRE, 47 York Street, Sydney, New South Wales, 2000, Australia

Artworks by this artist

Cave Dreaming
Art No:DD-103
Size:83 X 93

Cave Dreaming
Art No:DD-108
Size:94 X 115

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