MOLLY NAPURRURLA TASMAN

Born c.1936

Mollu Napurrurla Tasman grew up in the Tanami Desert and lived at Mt Doreen, Yarturlu-yarturlu and Yurrampi. She lived a traditional life style as a young child.

She was moved to Lajamanu with her family when the government recloated her people to the new community in the 1950s.

In 2008 and 2011 Napurrurla was a finalist in the Telstra National Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Art Awards.

COLLECTIONS
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne.

GROUP EXHIBITIONS
1990, Paint Up Big: Warlpiri Women’s Art of Lajamanu, National Gallery of Victoria
1994, Yapakurlangu Wirrkardu, Batchelor College, Tennant Creek, NT
2003, Yilpinji, Love, Magic and Ceremony, Outback Gallery, Sydney
2003, Yilpinji, Love, Magic and Ceremony,Darwin Entertainment Centre Gallery, Darwin, NT
2003, Yilpinji, Love, Magic and Ceremony,Alcheringa Gallery, Victoria, British Columbia, Canada

BIBLIOGRAPHY
Caruana, W., 1993, Aboriginal Art, Thames and Hudson, London.
Johnson, V., 1994, The Dictionary of Western Desert Artists, Craftsman House, East Roseville, New South Wales