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NINGURA NAPURRULA born c. 1938

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ARTIST BIOGRAPHY

 

Country

Watulka - South of Kiwirrkura, WA

Language

Pintupi

Area

Papunya / Kintore

Subject(s)

Women’s Ceremony and Birthing sites of Wirrulnga

 

Selected Exhibitions

2001 - ‘Aborigena’ at the Palazzo Bricherasio, Turin, Italy
2001 - Araluen Arts Centre, Alice Springs
2001 - 18th Telstra NATSIAA Prize Darwin
2002 - Araluen Arts Centre, Alice Springs
2003 - Glen Eira City Council Gallery, Melbourne
2003 - Gallery Gabrielle Pizzi, Melbourne
2003 - ‘Australian Contemporary Aboriginal Art in Prague’ Toskansky Place, Prague, Czech Republic
2003 - ‘Masterpieces from the Western Desert’, Gavin Graham Gallery, London, UK
2006 - ‘Australian Aboriginal Art’ Musee du Quai Branly, Paris, France
2006 - Gabrielle Pizzi, Melbourne
2006 - Western Desert Artists, Neo Gallery, Brisbane
2007 - Spirit Country, Neo Gallery, Brisbane
2008 - Country & Ceremony, Neo Gallery, Brisbane
2009 - Senior Custodians, Neo Gallery, Brisbane

 

Selected Collections:

 

Australian Institute for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies, Canberra
Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory, Darwin
National Gallery of Australia, Canberra
Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney
Musee du Quai Branly, Paris, France

 

   

Awards:

 

2001 - Finalist 18th Telstra NATSIAA
2002 - 32nd Alice Prize, Highly Commended

 

 

Commissions:

 

2002 - Australia Post Stamp
2007 - Musee du Quai Branly, Paris, France