Artist: Maureen Poulson Napangardi
Medium: Acrylic on canvas
H 198cm x W 122cm x D 4cm
H 78" x W 48¼" x D 1¾"
Maureen Napangar Poulson and her sisters Alice and Glenda live in Papunya where they paint for Papunya Tjupi Arts. The sisters' older brother Brogas Tjapangar , who now lives in Alice Springs, painted for Papunya Tula Ar sts in the 1970s and early 1980s. Their father was Jimmy Tjukurrpa, a Ngaliya man whose country was Kunatjarri and Pikilyi. Their mother was Pilyari Napurrula, a sister of Johnny Warangkula Tjupurrula, who shared with him country around Ilpilli, Kalipinypa and Tjikari whioch Maureen and her siblings also share. Maureen grew up and went to school in Haasts Bluff. The family moved to Papunya in 1960. She has lived at Papunya ever since. She married and has two sons and two daughters but as yet no grandchildren. She started pain ng in 2008 and is usually one of the first to arrive in the morning. Maureen spends many focused and dedicated hours on her dazzling diamond shaped designs represen ng her main dreaming story of Kalipinypa, a water dreaming site west of Kintore. Maureen says that she paints for enjoyment
Item No: 1432