Kitty Simon

Napanangka works with a variety of traditional and contemporary art mediums including body paintings in ochre and acrylic on linen and canvas. She is a very traditional lady who understands her culture. Her family come from Lake Mackay area. She was born in Yuendumu and arrived in Lajamanu at 10 years of age. Napanangka enjoys painting as it is a social activity in Lajamanu. Her experiences of travelling through the desert and life in Lajamanu coupled with knowledge of culture is now shown in defining colours found throughout the Tanami, in flowers, the sky and the salt bed of Lake Mackay. Kitty’s artistic style is in keeping with Yawulyu – womens artistic tradition which includes dance, ceremony, art and song.

About Kitty Simon

Napanangka works with a variety of traditional and contemporary art mediums including body paintings in ochre and acrylic on linen and canvas. She is a very traditional lady who understands her culture. Her family come from Lake Mackay area. She was born in Yuendumu and arrived in Lajamanu at 10 years of age. Napanangka enjoys painting as it is a social activity in Lajamanu. Her experiences of travelling through the desert and life in Lajamanu coupled with knowledge of culture is now shown in defining colours found throughout the Tanami, in flowers, the sky and the salt bed of Lake Mackay. Kitty's artistic style is in keeping with Yawulyu - womens artistic tradition which includes dance, ceremony, art and song.

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