Pansy Napangardi







Pansy Napangardi

	
Dob./Place	Late 1940's      Hassts  Bluff
AREA		PAPUNYA, W of Alice Springs, Central Australia.
LANGUAGE/TRIBE	Warlpiri / Luritja
MOTHER		LURITJA.
FATHER		WARLPIRI.

Dreamings:
Bush Banana, Water Snake, Kangaroo, Cockatoo and Bush
Mangoe Dreamings from her Father's side.	
Two Women, Seven Sisters, Hail and Desert Raisin
Dreamings from her Mother's side.

Exhibitions:
1988  Sydney Opera House.
1988  Brisbane Expo
1989 / 91 /92  Gallery Gabrielle Pizzi, Melbourne.
1992  Brisbane.  (With her sister EUNICE Napangati.)
 	
Awards:	
Winner 1989 National Aboriginal Art Award.
	
Collections:
Holmes `a Court collection, National Gallery of Victoria.	
Queensland Art Gallery, Artbank, Museums & Art Galleries
of N.T. Art Gallery of NSW.
Many public and private collections around the World.

Details:	
From 1960 Pansy lived at Papunya where she observed the likes of KAAPA Tjampitjinpa 
and Johnny WARANGKULA painting before being taught by Rene ROBINSON. During the 70's 
sold her paintings through Alice Springs then latter on, Papunya Tula Artists, 
emerging as their leading foremost women artist. Pansy's art was featured on the cover 
of The Inspired Dream catalogue of a major survey of Aboriginal Art in 1988. Two 
sisters, EUNICE Napangati and Alice Napangati (who is married to Dinny NOLAN) and 
brother BROGUS Tjapangati. Pansy now lives in Alice Springs with her son and four 
adopted children, her works are in huge demand and have featured in many
publications.






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