Artist Bio

Ningura Napurrula (1938 – 2013) is part of a group of elderly women from Kintore and Kiwirrkura who began painting for the famous Papunya Tula Artists. Ningura is one of the most important Indigenous artists and one of Australia’s most collectable artists (Australian Art Collector no. 37). Ningura’s art is displayed in art galleries in Australia and around the world. Ningura Napurrula’s signature work is superimposed eternally on the ceiling of the Paris museum’s building “Musée du quai Branly” for future generations  to appreciate.

Featured Galleries / Collections

  • Musée du quai Branly (Paris, France)
  • National Gallery of Australia (Canberra)
  • Art Gallery of New South Wales
  • National Gallery of Victoria (Melbourne)
  • Queensland National Art Gallery (Brisbane)
  • Museum & Art Gallery Northern Territory (Darwin)
  • Alice Springs Art Price Collection