Kalumburu, Western Australia

Group Ngarinyin

Born 1960, Karunji Station, Western Australia

Lives and works Kalumburu, Western Australia

Betty was born in 1960 at Karunji Station where her father was a stockman, She was born in the bush whilst her parents were on a walkabout. She came to Kalumburu Mission Convent where she was looked after by Ingnatia Ganwalla and the nuns at the age of three after the death of her mother. She subsequently worked in the mission baking bread and at the Kalumburu school as a teaching aide.  Betty currently lives in Kalumburu with her family.


National Gallery of Australia

Zhongfu Group Collection

Other Artists

Omborrin Prints 13_lg


Mowanjum, Western Australia

MPC Two seasons

Mary Punchi Clement

Kalumburu, Western Australia

WG701 81990835

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Kununurra, WA


Desmond Taylor

Pilbara, Western Australia

Department of Invasion (Union Jack), 2020. Mathew McAlpine. Acrylic, sand, fluorescent pigment, binder and cast acrylic paint on canvas. 122cm x 122cm

Matthew McAlpine

Perth, WA

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