Aboriginal artist Jorna Napurrurla Nelson
Jorna Napurrurla Nelson

Skin Name: Napurrurla
Country: Yuendumu, Northern Territory
Medium: Acrylic on Canvas /Linen
Themes: Yarla (Yam), Januaryganpa (Possum), Yipintiri (Bush Bean), Ngarlajiyi (Bush Carrot), Patanjarnngi (Parakelia Seed),

Group Exihibitions
November 1990 Hogarth Gallery of Dreams, Sydney.
September 1991 Darwin Performing Arts Centre, Darwin
November 1991 Hogarth Gallery of Dreams, Sydney


September 1992 Alliance Francais, Canberra
January 1992 The Haven Gallery, Melbourne
September 1994 Desertracks, Westergasfabriek, Amsterdam
February 1995 Cultureel Centrum Berchem, Antwerp
April 1995 Kloosterkazerne, Breda
December 1995 INMA Foundation Amsterdam
January 2000 World Baptist Conference, Melbourne Exhibition Centre, Melbourne
June 2002 Chapman Gallery Canberra
May 2003 Black and White. Colour. seeing country in two ways Counihan Gallery, Melbou
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May 2003 ‘Yimi Pirrijirdi – Strong Stories’ Alison Kelly Gallery, Melbourne
July 2003 Aboriginal Art, January Murphy Gallery, Brisbane
August 2003 ‘Desert Mob’ Araluen Center, Alice Springs
2003 Kurruwarri Pipangka – Designs on Paper’ CDU Gallery, Charles Darwin Univers
October 2003 Kurruwarri Wirijarlu – Big Story’ Hogarth Gallery, Sydney
November 2003 True Blue Christmas 2003, Framed Gallery, Darwin, NT
2004 Little Warlu, Big Stories, Hot Little paintings by Big artists of Yuendumu,
Australia’s NT & Outback Centre, Sydney
February 2004 ‘Painting Country’, Thornquest Gallery, Queensland
February 2004 Jeffrey Moose Gallery Seattle Washington USA
February 2004 ‘WAAA Collection’ Flinders Museum, Adelaide, SA
March 2004 ‘Dreaming Stories” Indigenart, Perth
February 2005 ‘WAAA Collection’ Flinders Museum, Adelaide, SA
April 2005 ‘Warlukurlangu Collection’, Araluen Galleries, Alice Springs, NT
April 2005 Jukurrpa Wiri ‘Important Dreaming Stories’ Araluen Galleries, Alice Springs, NT
June 2005 Group Show, Alison Kelly Gallery, Melbourne, VIC
July 2005 Recent Works’, Short Street Gallery, Broome, Western Australia
November 2005 Warlukurlangu Artists 20 Year Anniversary Exhibition, Japingka Gallery, Perth, W
September 2006 Warlukurlangu Artists – New Works, Hogarth Gallery, Sydney, NSW
January 2006 Open Doors, Aboriginal Art Museum, Utrecht
February 2007 Emerging, Artists from Nyirrpi, Gallery Gondwana, Sydney, NSW
July 2007 Desert Dreamings: earth + water, Artitja Fine Art, Perth, WA
Aboriginal Art Museum, Utrecht
Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney
Australian Museum Sydney
Flinders University Art Museum, Melbourne
Gordon Darling Foundation, Canberra
South Australian Museum
1998 Morphy, H. ‘Aboriginal Art’ Phaidon Press Limited, London
1999 Morphy, H. and Boles, M.S. (eds.) ‘Art from the land’ University of Virginia Press, Virginia, U.S.A


Painting/s by Jorna Napurrurla Nelson: