About The Artist
Skin Name: Nampitjinpa
Region: Kintore, Western Desert
Dreaming: Women & Tingari Stories
Edith Jackson Nampitjinpa is a Pintupi artist who lives in Kiwirrkura, Western Australia.
She paints women’s ceremony and Tingari for her country using intensely dotted surfaces in ochre-inspired palettes, often with the concentric square form as a dominant motif.
Edith’s paintings depict- Ngurrapulangu, a clay-pan site, west of the Kintore Community, where in mythological times a group of Tingari men camped as they travelled west, eventually passing through Umari and Wala Wala. Since events associated with the Tingari Cycle are of a secret nature