Artist Profile

Nora Long Napanangka
Born :1948 - 2014
Location :Willowra, Central Desert
Tribe :Warlpiri
Skin group :Napanangka
Language :Warlpiri


Nora Long Napanangka


Nora Long Napanangka was born in 1948 in Willowra, Central Australia.

She began painting from 1980 and her artwork stories are usually about the food and ceremonies of her traditional country which encompasses the area of Mt. Theo and includes Aboriginal Women's Body Paint design, Goanna, Bush Tomato, Bush Bean and Bush Onion (Yalka).

Two well known artists, Janet Long Nakamarra and Doreen Dickson Nakamarra are Nora's daughters.

Nora Long Napanangka is sister of Rex Japanangka Granites, Audry Martin Napanangka , Elsie Napanangka Granites and related to the famous Michael Nelson Minjina Jagamarra, all renowned artists of Warlpiri Tribe.
















Nora Long Napanangka at Karlangu Aboriginal Art Centre


You are welcome to visit the art gallery to see Nora Long Napanangka and other aboriginal artists artwork on canvas/linen, coolamon, didgeridoo, boomerang and pottery at: KARLANGU ABORIGINAL ART CENTRE, 47 York Street, Sydney, NSW 2000, Australia

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