Gabriella Possum Nungurrayi was born c. 1967. She is the eldest daughter of the most renowned Papunya artist Clifford Possum Tjapaltjarri and Emily (Nantakutara) Nakamarra.
In 1985 Gabriella won the prestigious Alice Springs Art Award while still a student at Yirara College, at the age of 16. Her paintings depict stories from the Mt Allan area, Seven Sisters, Bush Tucker, Serpent and Goanna Dreamings. Using different techniques of dotting and bold and vivid colours, her highly decorative pieces of art are very collectible.
Gabriella has exhibited all over Australia, New York, London, Paris and many other cities worldwide. Being considered as one of the most culturally important artist of her generation, her works are part of the permanent collection in the National Gallery of Australia.
Year 2008 was a ground-breaking year for Gabriella, when she was invited to paint 20-metre mural at the Royal Chelsea Flower Show in London. After the show one of her paintings was presented to HRH Queen Elizabeth II and is now a part of the Royal Collection.
Gabriella is the highly-gifted artist and one of the most celebrated contemporary Aboriginal female painters around the world.