LANGUAGE GROUP: Yolngu
COMMUNITY: Wandaway / Buku-dal
Yimula Mununggurr's moiety is Dhuwa. She is from the Djapu, Balamumu clan, and her homelands are Wandaway and Buku-dal. Wandway is south of Gove and Buku-dal is north of Blue Mud Bay in Arnhem Land, NT. Her mother is Burrtjalk and her father is Wurrayarra, a son of the great warrior Wonggu Mununggurr.
Yimula has worked as an artist for several years and is developing a precise hand on paintings and larrakitj memorial poles of her own Djapu clan as well as her mother's Madarrpa clan.
In 2019 she was a finalist in the 36th Telstra National Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Art Awards.
Copyright Kate Owen Gallery, April 2021
- Australian National Maritime Museum, Sydney
- Debra and Dennis Scholl Collection, Miami
Awards and Recognition
2019 36th NATSIAA, Darwin - Finalist
Selected Group Exhibitions
2021 Sydney Contemporary 2021 | Not so virtual, Cooee Art Gallery, Sydney
2021 Of the Land, Kate Owen Gallery, Sydney
2019 Top End Ochre, Everywhen Artspace, Mornington Peninsula, VIC
2019 Rising Stars 2019, Outstation - Art from Art Centres, Parap, Darwin
2019 Aboriginal Bark Painting from Yirrkala North East Arnhem Land, Purple Noon Gallery, Freemans Reach, NSW
2018 Minytji - Essence of the Land, Aboriginal Signature, Estrangin Gallery, Brussels
2017 Saltwater: A Collection of Bark Paintings & Carved Objects, Yaama Ganu Gallery, Moree NSW
2017 Environmental Defenders Office NT Fundraising Auction, Outstation - art from art centres, Darwin
2017 Legends and Lore, Artitja Fine Art, Perth
2003 Blue Chip V - The Collectors Exhibition, Niagara Galleries, Melbourne