About The Artist
BORN: c 1938 1940 – 2014
Region – Kintore N.T. & Kiwirrkurra W.A
Born at Tjiturulnga, Walangkura moved to Haasts Bluff and then to Walungurru (Kintore) She commenced painting for Papunya Tula Artists in 1996. In 1994 Walangkura took part in The Walungurru (Kintore) & Ikuntji (Haasts Bluff) Manyma Tjukurrpa painting project.
Recalling her childhood living in the desert with her family as hunters and gatherers Walangkura’s painting depict stories of the country and specific sites of her traditional homeland closely associated with sacred women sites where sacred ceremonies are held in the Kintore area. Several members of Walangkura’s family were & are noted high profile painters.
Walangkura is considered as one of the 50 most collectable Australian Artists.
Selected Collections:- Papunya Tula Artists
1997,1998,1999,2002, Araluen Arts Centre, Alice spring
1998 Sztuka Aborygr now – (Art of Aborigines), Warsaw Poland
1999 Flinders Art Museum Flinders University, Adelaide
2001 Pintupi, Alice Springs
2003 Gallery Gabrielle Pizzi Melbourne