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Emma Nelson

Language:Pintupi-LuritjaDate of birth:1970-07-29Community:Haasts Bluff

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Biography

Emma was born in Papunya and first started painting for Papunya Tula when she was a young girl.  She paints her Tjukurrpa – Kalinpinpa.  This is her fathers country,  located West of Kintore.  Her father taught her about her Tjukurrpa and taught her how to paint Kalinpinpa. Emma’s inspiration is the water in the Tjukurrpa. Emma  has recently begun painting with Ikuntji artists.