Julie Nangala Robertson

Julie Nangala Robertson

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DOB: c. 1973
Born: Yuendumu, NT
LANGUAGE GROUP: Warlpiri
COMMUNITY: Yuendumu, NT

Julie Nangala Robertson (Robinson) was born in Yuendumu in 1973, Julie Nangala is one of five daughters of well-known Telstra Award winning artist, Dorothy Napangardi. Since the late 1990's while often in the company of her talented mother, Julie has pursued and developed a creative visual language all of her own, one which consists of a fascinating blend of stylised experimentation and ancient narrative.

Julie paints graphically minimal and contemporary designs of her country Pirlinyanu, a land of rocky outcrops and deep water springs near Mina Mina, out in remote country, west of Yuendumu, NT. She has moved beyond traditional iconography and created her own visual language, making her an exciting and innovative artist to watch.

History

Selected Exhibitions:

2017 - The Nangala Sisters, Kate Owen Gallery
2015 - Warlukurlangu Artists in residence, Kate Owen Gallery
2014 - Dorothy Remembered, Kate Owen Gallery