ARTISTS

FEATURED ARTISTS

 

Browse through a selection of work by some of Papunya’s best known Australian Aboriginal artists.

  • Martha McDonald

    Born at Kintore, Martha (also known by her 'bush name' of Tjulata) is the daughter of founding Papunya Tula artist Shorty Lungkata Tjungurrayi and his…

  • Beyula Puntungka

    Daughter of pioneer Papunya Tula painter Limpi Tjapangati, Beyula grew up in Papunya with her family. As one of Papunya Tjupi’s more senior artists, Beyula's…

  • Doris Bush

    Born in Haasts Bluff, Doris married George Bush Tjangala, with whom she had three sons. In the mid 1980's the family went to live on an…

  • Isobel Gorey

    Born at Laramba on Napperby Station, Isobel is the younger daughter of Warlpiri/Anmatyerre tribesman Jimmy Long Tjangala. Isobel’s mother Gloria was an Arrente woman from…

  • Candy Nelson

    Candy grew up in Papunya with brothers and sisters Lindsay, Mike, Narlie and Dennis Nelson who all learnt to paint from their father, renowned Papunya…

  • Maureen Poulson

    Born at Haasts Bluff, Maureen grew up in Papunya and has lived here ever since. Her father was Nyirri (Jimmy) Tjukurrpa and her mother Pilyari…

  • Tilau Nangala

    Tilau is a senior law woman for Papunya and surrounding regions. Her deeply felt knowledge of country and ceremony empowers her bold lyrical and expressive…

  • Rosalie Miller

    Rosalie Miller Jugadai Napaltjarri was born in 1950 at Haasts Bluff. She is the daughter of Tilau Nangala and Henry Jugadai. Rosalie lives at Five…

  • Mary Roberts

    Born at Haasts Bluff, Mary attended school there until she was eleven. When Limpi Tjapangati (Mary's maternal grandfather) passed away, the family moved to Papunya.…

  • Charlotte Phillipus

    Charlotte is the eldest daughter of Long Jack Phillipus Jakamarra and his first wife Suzette Napaltjarri, who was the daughter of important Pintupi elder Kamutu.…

  • Narlie Nelson

    Born in Haasts, Narlie is the eldest child of renowned Papunya artist Johnny Warangkula Tjupurrula and his first wife Merewenjina Napanangka. After Merewenjina's death, Johnny…