aboriginal artist: Yuyuya Nampitjinpa

Yuyuya Nampitjinpa was born west of Muyinga in Western Australia, just over the Northern Territory border, circa 1946. Her family moved into Haasts Bluff in the 1950s and later to the newly formed Papunya Community. She is the sister of the well-known artist Ronnie Tjampitjinpa. In 1999, Yuyuya contributed to the Kintore women’s painting as part of the Western Desert Dialysis Appeal