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Nyurapaiya Nampitjinpa

AKA Mrs. Bennett

- Career Overall Rank

- 2017 Market Rank

  • Born: 1935 - 2013

  • Region: Western Desert, NT
  • Community: Kintore

See market performance.

Born c.1935, Nyuapaiya Nampitjinpa was instrumental in the development of the Haasts Bluff/Kintore Women's Painting Camp in 1994. She inherited her mother's dreamings, which are connected to sites at Yumarra, Wantjunga and Tjalilli, rockholes near Papunya, Pukara, Ngalkinginga and Munkara. She passed away in 2013.

 

Solo Exhibitions: 
2010 - Mrs Bennett - Paintings 2010, Metro Gallery, Melbourne. 

Group Exhibitions: 
2016 - Cooee Art at Australian Galleries, featuring Albert Namatjira, Alma Webou, Bill Whisky Tjapaltjarri, Daniel Walbidi, Djirrirra Wunungmurra, Dorothy Napangardi, Elizabeth Nyumi, Emily Kame Kngwarreye, Emily Kngwarreye, Freddie Timms, George Hairbrush Tjungurrayi, Gloria Petyarre, Jan Billycan, John Mawurndjul , Johnny Warangkula, Kathleen Petyarre, Makinti Napanangka, Milliga Napaltjarri, Minnie Pwerle, Naata Nungurrayi, Nyurapayia Nampitjinpa (Mrs Bennett), Owen Yalandja, Prince of Wales , Queenie Nakarra McKenzie , Rover Thomas, Sally Gabori , Suzie Bootja Bootja, Timothy Cook , Tjapartji Bates, Tommy Watson, Trevor Nickolls , Yirawala, at Australian Galleries, Sydney. 
2015 - Indigenous Art: Moving Backwards into the Future, National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne. 
2011 - Papuya Tula Women's Art, featuring Inyuwa Nampitjinpa, Ningura Napurrula, Pirrmangka Napanangka, Tatali Nangala, Makinti Napanangka, Nyurapayia Nampitjinpa, Pantjiya Nungurrayi, Tjunkiya Napaltjarri, Naata Nungurrayi, Nancy Nungurrayi, Walangkura Napanangka, Yukultji Napangati, Elizabeth Marks Nakamarra, Walangkura Reid Napurrula, Wintjiya Napaltjarri, Lorna Napanangka, Narpula Scobie Napurrula, Yalti Napangat,i Nanyuma Napangati, Takariya Napaltjarri, Yinarupa Nangala, Eileen Napaltjarr,i Josephine Napurrula, Payu Napaltjarri, Walangkura Napanangka, Yuyuwa Nampitjinpa, Kim Napurrula, Yakari Napaltjarri, Miriam Napanangka, Lorna Brown Napanangka, Narrabri Nakamarra, Kayi Kayi Nampitjinpa, Doreen Reid Nakamarra, Kawayi Nampitjinpa, Bombatu Napangati, Donna Nungurrayi, Mantua Nangala, Mary Anne Nampitjinpa, Florrie Watson Napangati, Kutungka Napanangka, Katherine Nakamarra, Tatali Napurrula, Rubilee Napurrula at the Maitland Regional Art Gallery, NSW. 
2007 - Papunya Tula Women, Suzanne O'Connell Gallery, Brisbane. 
2006 - Papunya Tula Artists - across the board, Utopia Arts Sydney, Sydney; The second Shalom Gamarada Aboriginal Art Exhibition, Shalom College, University of New South Wales, Sydney. 
2004 - Kuniya Pilkarti, Gallery Gabrielle Pizzi, Melbourne; EXPLAINED, A closer look at Aboriginal art, Aboriginal Art Museum, Utrecht, The Netherlands. 
2003 - Christmas Gift Exhibition, Alcaston Gallery, Melbourne. 
2001 - 2002 - Land of Diversity, The Northern Territory, at Hogarth Galleries, Paddington.

Profile References

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Sites

Tjukula

Subjects

Ancestral Women's Travels , Tingari

Medium

Synthetic Polymer Paint on Linen and Canvas

Regional Map

Note: This map is a representation and not accurate. Some sites are sacred and therefore not shown.

Market Performance

Career Totals

AIAM100 Rank
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AIAM100 Rating
0.0000
Sold/Offered
36/56
Clearance Rate
64%
Average Price
$6,483
Total Price
$233,372
2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
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0/0 1/1 0/0 1/3 2/5 6/11 1/1 5/5 2/4 1/2 4/5 2/4 0/1 0/1 2/2 3/3 3/3 3/5
$0 $1,175 $0 $3,120 $2,460 $5,035 $3,840 $9,024 $4,826 $1,800 $6,960 $13,900 $0 $0 $2,460 $16,128 $2,770 $5,428
Yearly Market Performance Graph from 2000 - 2017

Top 10 Artworks Sold at Auction

1

Kapi Tjukurrpa 2006

sale price: $41,480.00
auction: Mossgreen Auctions, Melbourne  lot: 25 date: 23/11/2015
84 x 84 cm Synthetic polymer paint on linen
2

Untitled, 2005

sale price: $23,000.00
auction: Philips Auctions Australia, Melbourne  lot: 16 date: 18/09/2011
297 x 181 cm Synthetic polymer paint on linen
3

The Rockhole Site of Yumarra, 2002

sale price: $19,200.00
auction: Deutscher and Hackett , Melbourne  lot: 142 date: 24/03/2010
242 x 182 cm Synthetic polymer paint on linen
4

Tjukurla Country, 2005

sale price: $16,800.00
auction: Lawson~Menzies, Sydney  lot: 43 date: 23/05/2007
154 x 122.5 cm Synthetic polymer paint on linen
5

Rockhole Site of Yumarra, 2,000

sale price: $11,045.00
auction: Menzies, Melbourne  lot: 78 date: 09/02/2017
137 x 122 cm Synthetic polymer paint on Belgian linen
6

Rockhole Near Yumarra 2000

sale price: $10,800.00
auction: Lawson~Menzies, Sydney  lot: 18 date: 14/11/2007
152 x 122 cm Synthetic polymer paint on linen
7

Women's Travels Through Yumarra 2001

sale price: $10,800.00
auction: Sotheby's Australia Pty. Ltd., Melbourne  lot: 183 date: 15/11/2005
153 x 122 cm Synthetic polymer paint on linen
8

Women Travelling 2000

sale price: $9,600.00
auction: Lawson~Menzies, Sydney  lot: 72 date: 14/11/2007
136 x 122 cm Synthetic polymer paint on linen
9

Yumarra 1999

sale price: $8,962.00
auction: Mossgreen Auctions, Melbourne  lot: 13 date: 08/04/2008
152 x 122 cm Acrylic on linen
10

Untitled 2000

sale price: $7,200.00
auction: Sotheby's Australia Pty. Ltd., Melbourne  lot: 79 date: 15/11/2005
121 x 121 cm Synthetic polymer paint on linen

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