synthetic polymer paint on linen
180 x 150 cm
Napanangka works with a variety of traditional and contemporary art mediums including body paintings in ochre and acrylic on linen and canvas. She is a very traditional lady who understands her culture. Her family come from Lake Mackay area. She was born in Yuendumu and arrived in Lajamanu at 10 years of age. Napanangka enjoys painting as it is a social activity in Lajamanu. Her experiences of travelling through the desert and life in Lajamanu coupled with knowledge of culture is now shown in defining colours and styles. Kitty uses a mixture of line work, coming from body art and ceremony and intricate dot work.