Keturah has been inspired by the painting legacy and tutorage from her grandmother and mother, though has developed a distinctive style over her practice. Keturah uses different colours and hues to depict the ways the puli puli change colours with the weather, especially at sunrise and sunset.
Pauline Napangardi Gallagher was born in 1952 in Yuendumu, and lived in Nyirripi, in the NT. Pauline loved colour and used an unrestricted palette with acrylics on canvas to develop a modern interpretation of her traditional Aboriginal culture.
Nathania Nangala Granites is a young Warlpiri woman from Yuendumu Community, approximately 3 hours from Alice Springs in Central Australia. The primary focus of her artworks centre around the sacred place of Puyurru which is to the west of Yuendumu Community. Nathania takes an underground view for her paintings, detailing the underground rivers which snake across the countryside.
Patricia Nakamarra Olfield was born in 1982 in Alice Springs Hospital. She has lived in Yuendumu most of her life. She is the daughter of two Warlukurlangu painters. She paints stories that are closely associated with her traditional country. Her main story is Warna Jukurrpa (Snake Dreaming), Dreamings that have been passed down to her from her father and his father’s father for millennia.
Risharna Nakamarra Dicksonpaints for the Warlukurlangu Artists Aboriginal Corporation. The place depicted in this painting, Ngama, is located south of Yuendumu in the Northern Territory. This Dreaming belongs to Nakamarra / Napurrurla women and Jakamarra / Jupurrurla men. This story describes the journey of Yarripiri, an ancestral ‘warna’ (snake).
Reanne paints Ngapa Jukurrpa (Water Dreaming) and Pamapardu Jukurrpa (Flying Ant Dreaming) that she has inherited from her father and grandfather’s side. These Dreamings relate directly to her land, its features and the plants and animals that inhabit it. Her first endeavour into print making at Warlukurlangu was in 2006 where she produced her first etching. As a young artist, Reanne enjoys painting for the arts centre and has a promising career ahead.
Ursula paints her father’s Yuparli Jukurrpa (Bush Banana Dreaming) and Pikilyi Jukurrpa (Vaughan SpringsDreaming), which her Aunty taught her and her mother’s Ngapa Jukurrpa (Water Dreaming). These dreamings have been passed down the generations for millennia and relate directly to the land, its features and the plants and animals that inhabit it.