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Tjunkiya Napaljarri

Tjunkiya Napaljarri

1927 - 2009

Tjunkiya Napaljarri, daughter of famous artist Mitjili Naparrula, was born in 1927 in the Kintore. She transitioned from making traditional batiks to painting canvases in the early 1990s. Before her death in 2009, at the age of 92, she became a renowned and celebrated artist as well as a senior Pintupi woman in Papunya Tula.     Collections National Gallery of Australia Araluen Collection (Alice Springs)  Art Gallery of New South Wales Campbelltown City Art Gallery Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory National Gallery of Victoria Supreme Court of the Northern Territory Artbank Selected Exhibitions 'Minyma Tjukurrpa`, 1995. `Twenty-five Years and Beyond`, 1999. `PAPUNYA TULA Genesis and Genius`, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 2000.

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