Samantha Napurrurla Gibson

Artworks

Biography

Samantha Napurrurla Gibson comes from Nyirripi where she attended a workshop in 2013. She has since left Nyirripi and is now living in Alice Springs.

She paints her Father’s Jukurrpa (Dreamings), in particular Mina Mina Jukurrpa (Mina Mina Dreaming).These Dreamings relate directly to the land, its features and the plants and animals that inhabit it. They were passed down to her father by his father and his father’s father before him for millennia. Samantha uses traditional designs and icons with an unrestricted palette to develop a modern interpretation of her traditional culture.