Maureen Hudson Nampijinpa
Maureen was born in the bush at Mount Barkley cattle station in 1959. Today, the cattle station is called Yuelamu and is aboriginal-owned. Maureen attended school at the Yeundumu settlement and then returned to Mount Allen and worked as a school teacher's assistant. Maureen began painting in 1981. She is an accomplished artist and is a respected artist and is a respected member of her community. her first love is painting in which she refers to this, as culture art.
About Maureen's artwork
Maureen's artworks depict traditional Warlpiri Dreamtime stories. Her paintings originate from Warlukulongu, her father's and grandfather's country. Her ancestral dreamings include; emu, fire, and women's ceremonies, which have been passed down from her mother's involvement in traditional ceremony.