About the Artist:
- Name: Audrey Martin Napanangka
- Born: c 1950
- Region: Yuendumu
- Language Group: Warlpiri
- Exhibitions (in Australia): 1998, 1999, 2002, Araluen Art Center, Alice Springs
Audrey was born in 1950 in Yuendumu, a settlement about 370km away from Alice Springs, NT. She grew up in Yuendumu and went through local primary school. Audrey learnt painting from Netta Williams (Napanangka) and by watching tribal elder’s body painting. Both of her parents were good artists. Audrey started painting on canvas in 1986.
She exhibited her works in Rome, Venice and other European cities.
Some of Audrey’s dreaming is bush tucker (food), witchety grubs, Bush Sultana and Bush tomato.
Nowadays Audrey is one of the senior and well respected female artists in Yuendumu. She has taught many young aboriginal artists to paint one of them is her niece Miriam Williams Napangardi who is already very famous artist.