Artist Profile

Walangkura Napanangka
Born :1938
Location :Gibson Desert
Tribe :Pintupi
Skin group :Napanangka
Language :Pintupi


Walangkura Napanangka

Walangkura Napanangka was born in 1938 at Tjiturulnga near Lake Mackay in the Gibson Desert near the Northern Territory / Western Australian Border. She belongs to the Pintupi language group.

Walangkura Napanangka was one of first artist to Her mother Inyuwa Nampitjinpa (now deceased) and her sister Pirrmangka Napananka (now deceased), were also artists.

Major Exhibitions:

1998 - "Sztuka Aborygenow", (Art of The Aboriginies), Warsaw, Poland

1999 - Flinders Art Museum, Flinders University, Adelaide


Major Collections:

Aboriginal Art Museum, The Netherlands
Art Gallery of New South Wales
Gabrielle Pizzi Collection.
Museum and Art Gallery of Northern Territory
The Kelton Foundation, USA



2005 1st prize Redlands Westpac Art Prize


You are welcome to visit our art gallery to view Walangkura Napanangka and other aboriginal artists artwork on linen, canvas, coolamon, didgeridoo, boomerang and pottery at: Karlangu Aboriginal Art Centre, 47 York Street, Sydney, 2000, New South Wales, Australia



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