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Artist Profile

Christine Yukenbarri

Born
24th February 1977

Location
Balgo

Skin
Nakamarra

Language
Kukatja

Biography

Christine is the youngest daughter of leading Balgo artist Helicopter Tjungurrayi and the late Lucy Yukenbarri. She has been painting since late 2000 and has produced innovative and distinctive works in both paint and glass. Christine learnt to paint by watching her mother and her paintings focus on her mother’s country in the Great Sandy Desert.