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Nancy Ross


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Dimensions: 60 x 60cm

Nancy Ross

Language: Pintupi

Country: Kintore NT

:  Nancy Nungurrayi was born in the Pollock Hills area, circa 1935. Nancy is the daughter of Tampi Tampi Tjapaltjarri and Wumaniya. As a small child she lived with her parents at Wala Wala, west of the Kiwirrkura Community. She lived in this area after she was married. Nancy walked to Mt. Liebig carrying her first child, Marlene (Molly) Nampitjinpa Molly was only 12 months old after her husband had perished near Tjulyurunya. She is the Sister of Naata Nungurrayi and Nanguri who was the first wife of Nancy’s second husband Shorty Bruno Tjangala.
Comencing painting for Papunya Tula artists in 1996, Nancy and her older sister, Naata Nungurrayi, with eight other women from Walungurru, took part in a collaborative painting, which was exhibited at the Art Gallery of New South Wales in 1999. Their brother George Tjungurrayi also painted for Papunya Tula.