Louisa Napaljarri Payton

Louisa was born in Darwin and grew up in Lajamanu. She has two children and one adopted daughter and seven grandchildren.  Louisa loves art practice and follows in the tradition of her very ancient culture now using new mediums of acrylic polymers and canvas.  Her first mediums were ochers on the body during ceremonial times. She as many in Lajamanu community still practices the important Law Ceremonies.  She has worked most of her adult life, and now works at the crèche in Lajamanu getting just a small amount of time to paint.

About Louisa Napaljarri Payton

Louisa was born in Darwin and grew up in Lajamanu. She has two children and one adopted daughter and seven grandchildren.  Louisa loves art practice and follows in the tradition of her very ancient culture now using new mediums of acrylic polymers and canvas.  Her first mediums were ochers on the body during ceremonial times. She as many in Lajamanu community still practices the important Law Ceremonies.  She has worked most of her adult life, and now works at the crèche in Lajamanu getting just a small amount of time to paint.

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