National Museum of Women in the Arts
Wolpa Wanambi
January 06 1970 - present
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Photograph of Wolpa Wanambi, courtesy of the artist and Buku-Larrnggay Mulka Centre, Yirrkala, Australia
Place of Birth:
Gurka'wuy
Nationality:
Australian
Phonetic Spelling:
Wool-pah wah-nahm-bEE
Work Type/Media:
Painting
Artistic Role(s):
Painter
Style:
Traditional Art
Place(s) of Residence:
Yirrkala
Place(s) of Activity:
Buku-Larrngay Mulka
Where Trained/Schools:
Private lessons
Related Visual Artists:
daughter of, student of and collaborated with Dundiwuy Wanambi
Fellowships, grants and awards:
National Indigenous Heritage Art Award, Australian Heritage Commission, Canberra, Australia (2000)
Earliest exhibition:
The Thirteenth Telstra National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Art Award Exhibition, Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Terriroty, Darwin, Australia (1996)
NMWA exhibition(s):
Dreaming Their Way: Australian Aboriginal Women Painters
Artist retrospective(s):
none