Pantjiya Nungaurrayi - Aboriginal Artist from Western Desert
Region: Kiwirrkurra - Western Australia
Keeping Culture Alive
Pantijiya commenced painting for Pupunya Tula Artists in 1996, and was the wife of George Maxwell Jangala (now deceased), who also painted for Papunya Tula Artists. Pantjiya has five sons and three daughters, one of her sons is Raymond Maxwell Tjampitjinpa, who also paints for Papunya Tula. Pantijiya was born near Haast Bluff prior to the mission being built
extract: Birnberg, M. & Kreczmanski, J.B. (2004) Aboriginal Artists Dictionary of Biographies. Central Desert, Western Desert & Kimberley Region. J.B. Publishing Australia. Marleston, South Australia.
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