Artist Profile

Elsie Granites Napanangka
Born :1963
Location :Yuendumu
Tribe :Warlpiri
Skin group :Napanangka
Language :Warlpiri


Elsie Granites Napanangka


Elsie Granites Napanangka (aka Elsie Napanangka Granites) was born in 1963 in Yuendumu, Northern Territory. She is sister of Rex Daniel Granites Japanangka, Audry Martin Napanangka, Nora Long Napanangka (all renowned artists of Warlpiri Tribe) and related to famous Michael Nelson Minjina Jagamarra.

Elsie Napanangka Granite has 3 children, one of them a young and creative artist, Justinna Sims Napaltjarri. She also has 13 grand children and one great grandchild.

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).



        Elsie Granites Napanangka at Karlangu Aboriginal Art Centre


You are welcome to visit the art gallery to view Elsie Granites Napanangka and other aboriginal artists artwork on Linen/Canvas, Coolamon, Didgeridoo, Boomerang and Pottery at: KARLANGU ABORIGINAL ART CENTRE, 47 York St, Sydney, NSW, 2000, Australia

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