About The Artist
Samantha is the daughter of Ruby Daniels Nangala and granddaughter to Linda Syddick Napaltjarri. Samantha’s paintings feature the Spirit Men which has also been a major focus of works painted by both her mother & grandmother.
The Spirit men were ancestral beings that roamed the landscape during Dreamtime or the Creation Period. These Spirit Beings went on very long journeys (Tingari) , creating much of the landscape in Central Australia, instructing the people about laws and customs.
Samantha was born in 1982 and lives at the Docker River Community. Her Language group is Luritja and she takes an active part as a social worker and office duties for her community as she has a University Degree. She is a grand daughter to the highly acclaimed artist Linda Syddick and often paints along side Linda and her mother Ruby Nangala Daniels. Samantha has been painting since 2005 and is proud to promote her culture through her artwork.
She has had sell out exhibitions with Maruku Art Centre at Yulara at Ayers Rock, Northern Territory and has also successfully sold her artworks through many high end galleries within Australia. Her talent is obvious and she is destined to becoming a major artist whose artwork will be sought after by collectors worldwide.