Cynthia Multa

Cynthia Multa

Skin name:NapaltjarriLanguage:LuritjaDate of birth:1960-10-21Community:Haasts Bluff : NT

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Born at Papunya in the house that is now used as the Police station. Cynthia has four children – Christine; Dorothy; Timmy & Lorraine. She paints her grandmother’s stories – father’s mother. She was a Nakamarra. Special place is Kurinyara – Mt Wedge – big mountain there. North of Papunya. Cynthia is sister to Daisy Jugadai and Molly (Maluya) Zimran and daughter to the late Narputta Nangala.

As of late Cynthia also paints her mother’s story of Karrkurtinja. Her grandfather had six wives and her grandmother came from west of Kintore and she passed away near Brown’s Bore.


  • Colin Biggers & Paisley Foundation, Brisbane

Past Exhibitions

  • 12th Darwin Aboriginal Art Fair 2018-08-10
  • Central Australian Aboriginal Textiles, Alice Springs NT 2018-06-30
  • From Country to Couture Indigenous Fashion Parade Darwin Aboriginal Art Fair, Darwin NT 2017-08-09
  • Ngurra Kutju - Tjukurrpa Tjuta, One Country - Many Stories, Exhibition at Colin Biggers & Paisley, Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane 2017-06-20
  • One Country - Many Stories, Colin Biggers & Paisley Foundation, Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane 2017-06-20
  • Spring / Summer Fashion Parade, Alice Springs NT 2016-11-11
  • Desert Mob Exhibition, Alice Springs NT 2016-09-08
  • 10th Darwin Aboriginal Art Fair, Darwin Convention Centre, Darwin NT 2016-08-05
  • Alice Springs Beanie Festival 2016 - Spirit of the Land 2016-06-24
  • Ikuntji Artists – Paintings from Haasts Bluff, Northern Territory, Jaktman Australian Contemporary Art Gallery ACT 2016-02-25
  • 9th Darwin Aboriginal Art Fair, Darwin, NT 2015-08-07
  • Around the Campfire - Fundraiser Concert, Alice Springs NT 2014-10-17
  • 8th Darwin Aboriginal Art Fair, Darwin Convention Centre, Darwin NT 2014-08-07
  • Ikuntji Artists Festival 21 Years 2014-06-07
  • A Love of Country - the Indigenous Perspective, A Seymour College Art Exhibition 2013 2013-08-16
  • Desert Mob exhibition, Alice Springs NT 2011-01-01
  • Korowa College Melbourne VIC 2011-01-01
  • Ikuntji Artists, Beckworth Gallery, Ballarat, VIC 2009-01-01
  • Ikuntji Show, QDos Gallery, Lorne VIC 2008-01-01
  • Group Show, Australia Dreaming Art, Melbourne VIC 2007-01-01