About The Artist
Born: 11/12/1964, in Pintupi country of Papunya.
Debra’s heritage reflects a long line of acclaimed artists. Walangkurra & Jonny Yungut are her parents whom taught her Dreamtime Stories.
Her sisters Lorraine Nakamarra Yungut ( dec’d) & Katherine Nakamarra Marshall are also highly regarded Papunya Tula artists. Debra has been painting since 1984. A highly talented artist whose profile is rapidly expanding and as such her works are being much sought after both in Australia & Overseas
My Country :- This traditional style painting depicts Scared Sites ,Rock Holes & Tali (sand hills) near Papunya which is her father’s country & the area of the artists birthplace. Women use this area to perform their sacred ceremonies & teach their young women their Dreamtime Culture.