Johnson, V., 1994, The Dictionary of Western Desert Artists, Craftsman House, East Roseville, New South Wales. (C) Women’s Walpiri Voices, Aboriginal Development Institute Alice Springs, Birnberg & Kreczmanski, Aboriginal Artists dictionary of biographies, JB Publishing, (C). Maryanne Hollow, 1999, Indigenous Art of the Dreamtime. United Nations Exhibition catalogue. � Discovery Media, Documentation Pty Ltd, and the Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies Notes: Born at Anningie Station, north-west of Alice-Springs NT. In 1975 1 left school and got a job as a Literacy work producing books in my Language Warlpiri. 1 worked at the School for 13 years. In 1990 1 did a course through Batchelor College in the N’I’ where I graduated and received a certificate for grade I teaching, then in 1992, I did grade 2 teaching in the classroom achieving to be come a teacher Linguist. During my working experience I was working with my elders doing a book about their life, which we called Warlpiri Women’s Voices, there were 2 other ladies working on the book. It took us 6 weeks to finish, transcribing from the tapes and translating into both Language Warlpiri and English. When the book was finish myself and the other 2 ladies went to Sydney to launch the book. In 1989, 1 started to paint my stories and dreamings, I sat with my mother and my 2 aunties, they showed me how to paint my dreamings and stories. I was also working as a interpreter for the elders for land claims. In 1990, 1 was appointed as a councellor for Batchelor College helping remote students for their abstudy and helping trainee Literacy workers in the Literature production centre with their annual reports. In 1999 1 had my solo exhibtion in Sydney, Chifley Plaza. I have also painted a cello with Malcolm Jagamarra, (my brother) for the Melbourne International Chamber Music Competition Inc. I went to New York to exhibit my paintings which was good experience for my future. Over the last 5 years I have worked extensively with both the Department of Health and the Law Courts as an interpreter as I speak a number of languages. I am currently studying law in NSW.
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney Australian Embassy, New York Berndt Museum of Anthropology, University of Western Australia. The Kelton Foundation, Santa Monica, U.S.A.
Individual Exhibitions: 1999, a one-person exhibition, Sydney’s Chifley Square. 2002, TOAAC Gallery, Brisbane, QLD, Solo exhibition. 2005, Ngapa Dreaming – Water, Cooee Art Gallery, Sydney. Group Exhibitions: 1994, Amsterdam, Holland. 1995, Civic Center, Wagga Wagga, NSW. 1998, Parker Gallery, Sydney 1998, “Out Of Australia” Exhibition, Lui Hai-Su National Art Museum, Shanghai, China. 1998, Aboriginal Art Galleries, Melbourne 1998, Aboriginal Desert Art Gallery, Alice Springs 1999, Jinta Desert Art Gallery, Sydney 1999, Indigenous Art of the Dreamtime, United Nations, New York, USA, 1999, Throckmorton Gallery Sante Fe, New Mexico, 1999, Galleria Gondwana Exhibition in Rome, Italy. 1999, United Nations, New York, USA, 2001, Landesmuseum f�r Natur und Mensch, Oldenburg – Nacht derMuseen,-Brit’s Art & Promotion Quellenhof-Dorint Hotel, Aachen – EU-Australia Coal Conference – Brit’sArt & Promotion, 2002, Rautenstrauch-Joest-Museum, K�ln – Brit’s Art & Promotion “Jinta Jungu” , Museum f�r Naturkunde, Zentralinstitut der Humbold-Universit�t zu Berlin, Berlin – Brit’s Art & Promotion, Leere & Vision, Herford – Brit’s Art & Promotion art – communication, Vodafone, Ratingen, 2007, LasVegas USA. June 2007 Auckland NZ. 2008, Lismore and Coffs Harbour NSW. 2009 Hobart, Tasmania.