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Katherine Marshall Nakamarra

Biography

Katherine Marshall Nakamarra was born at Papunya in 1968, the daughter of Walangkura Napanangka and Johnny Yungut Tjupurrula. Katherine Marshall Nakamarra began painting in 1986, and carries on the strong tradition set by her mother Walangkura, using bold iconography and thickly painted fields of dots to construct her paintings. Katherine Marshall Nakamarra paints the important Women’s ceremonial sites around Kintore, including the significant story sites at Muruntji and Tjintjintjin. Katherine Marshall Nakamarra held a solo exhibition of her work at Japingka Gallery in 2011 and has exhibited in other group exhibitions.

Katherine Nakamarra Marshall was born on 13th January 1968 in the Pintupi country of Papunya. She comes from a family of highly acclaimed artists. Her parents Walangkura and Johnny Yungut passed their Dreamtime stories onto Katherine and her sisters, the respected Papunya Tula artists Lorraine Nakamarra Yungut and Debra Nakamarra Young.

Katherine has been painting since 1986 and is a highly talented painter whose works are sought out by collectors worldwide. Her artworks are sold by leading Alice Springs Galleries and she has held a number of exhibitions at Red Sands Gallery, Eumundi, Queensland and Papunya Tula Art Gallery, Alice Springs.

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