Niningka Lewis

Homelands, childhood days, 2018 (EX1758)


Acrylic on Linen, 90x92cm

Born between the mission settlement of Areyonga and Tempe Downs cattle station in the Northern Territory, Niningka Lewis grew up in the Ernabella area, making regular trips throughout her traditional lands. After living and working in Kalka and Ernabella, Niningka moved to Mutitjulu in the Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park until her passing in 2020 . She is well recognised in Australia and internationally as a leading wood etcher/painter and carver of the Central Desert area and Maruku Arts.

Dimensions 90 × 92 cm