Barbara Nakamarra Wilson

Barbara Nakamarra Wilson

Artworks

Biography

Barbara Nakamarra Wilson lives in Nyirripi, a remote Aboriginal community located 440 km north-west of Alice Springs in the NT of Australia.  During the School holidays the children from the local schools in Nyirripi and Yuendumu are encouraged to visit the Warlukurlangu Artists Aboriginal Corporation, an Aboriginal owned and governed art centre located in Yuendumu, to paint their Jukurrpa or Dreaming stories. They are provided with an unrestricted palette of acrylic paint and small boards. Barbara participated in the Art program. Barbara paints her mother’s and grandmother’s Lappi Lappi Jukurrpa (Lappi Lappi Dreaming).