National Museum of Women in the Arts
Inyuwa Nampitjinpa
circa 1922 - June 1999
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Photograph of Inyuwa Nampitjinpa, courtesy of Papunya Tula Artists Property Ltd., Alice Springs, Australia
Place of Birth:
Punkilpirri
Nationality:
Australian
Phonetic Spelling:
In-uu-(w)ah nahm-pit-jin-pah
Active Dates:
1996 - 1999
Work Type/Media:
Painting
Artistic Role(s):
Painter
Style:
Traditional Art
Artist's Biography:
Inyuwa Nampitjinpa greatly abstracts and simplifies the basic symbolic elements of desert painting. In her loose and energetic compositions, circles, lines, and the typical U shapes become apparent only upon close scrutiny.
Other Occupation(s):
Ceremonial Leader, Community Leader
Place(s) of Residence:
Haasts Bluff
Kintore
Place(s) of Activity:
Papunya
Related Visual Artists:
wife of Tutuma Tjapangati mother of Walangkura Napanangka mother of Pirrmangka Napanangka skin sister of Alice Nampitjinpa
Fellowships, grants and awards:
none
Earliest exhibition:
Papunya Women, Utopia Art, Sydney, Australia (1996)
NMWA exhibition(s):
Dreaming Their Way: Australian Aboriginal Women Painters
Artist retrospective(s):
none
Related places
unknown (died at)