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Artist Profile

Madeline Nowee

Born
1968

Location
Derby

Skin
Napatljarri

Language
Kukatja and English

Biography

Madeline is the second child born to Brandy Tjungurrayi (deceased) and Nowee Nangala (deceased). Together they had five girls: Anne Francis, Madeline, Theresa, Genevieve and Geraldine who are all painters. When she was young Madeline went to the local school at Balgo and then attended high school in Broome.  Her family moved between Balgo and Christmas Creek then in 1996 they moved to Kiwirrkurra where they stayed until the community was flooded and evacuated in 2001.  Madeline now lives in Balgo with her husband Sydney Moody and their family.  She started painting in the mid 1990’s and paints the Tjukurrpa (Dreaming) stories passed on to her from her mother and father.

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Contact

Warlayirti Artists

T: +61 8 9168 8960
F: +61 8 9168 8889
admin@balgoart.org.au

Warlayirti Culture Centre

T: +61 8 9168 8152
F: +61 8 9168 8159
culture@balgoart.org.au

PMB 20 Balgo
Via Halls Creek
Western Australian
Australia, 6770