About The Artist
Born at Haasts Bluff C. 1948
Currently – Lives Mt. Liebig- Northern Territory
Highlighting her father’s country, which is a sacred Walpari area with affiliated reference to the “Water Snake” are the main subjects of Ngoia’s paintings.
The oval shapes illustrated in her paintings are Iconography representation of rocks,swamps & lakes a short distance North West of Mt. Liebig (Nyrripi —Talarada) where Ngoia lives.
She highlights the wet & dry characteristics of the land. The region is changed with the spiritual presence of the “Water Snake” which lies beneath the surface.
The area also represents where her father hunted.
2006 –Telstra 1st Prize of the prestigious Northern Territory Art Award
2004- First Prize in the Advocate Central Australian Award