Marika Mung

Marika Mung is the youngest daughter of Beerbee Mungnari, a renowned Elder Ochre Artist who many years ago began painting with Rover Thomas, Jack Britten, Henry Wambini and Hector Jandany.  She was born in Derby 21/05/1987 and has always resided at Frog Hollow Community (Wurrerangingy) via Turkey Creek (Warmun).  Jack Britten was Chairperson of Frog…

Madelene Purdie

Madelene Purdie was born Kununurra East Kimberley 1st February 1975.  She attended school at Turkey Creek (Warmun) and Broome. Madelene is part of one of the most respected and artistically renowned families in the Kimberley.  Her mother (Shirley Purdie) and grandmother (Madigan Thomas) are both International Ochre Artists and highly regarded Law women of the…

Lily Karadada

Lily Karadada (sometimes spelt Lily Karedada) was born Prince Regent River area c. 1921.  From her father’s country, Woombangowangoorr, she went with her mother and family to Mitchell Plateau.  She married Jack Karadada and eventually settled in Kalumburu, where she still lives with her huge extended and very talented family. Lily is one of Australia’s…

Jock Mosquito

Jock was born on Nicholson Station bordering on desert country and situated over the Northern Territory border from Kununurra (East Kimberley) where Jock now resides (Kununurra and Warmun Community).   He spent his working life based at Nicholson, and like other stockmen of his day, mustered on surrounding stations the best of his profession were valued…

Evelyn Malgil

Evelyn Malgil was born in Halls Creek 01/10/1965. Her family’s country includes Alice Downs, Chinaman’s Gardens and Lansdowne Station. She has five children and resides at Warmun Community (Turkey Creek) in the East Kimberley. Evelyn began painting seriously in 2000 encouraged by the Chairperson of the Warmun Art Centre at the time, International Artist Mark…

Dennis Drill

Dennis resides and works at Warmun Community, Turkey Creek, East Kimberley. He is 35, married to Maxine Carroll (an exciting third generation Kitja painter and International Artist Tommy Carroll’s niece) and they have two children. His mother, Shirley Drill (also an experienced ochre artist) resides at Frog Hollow Community (Wurreranginy) and is closely related to…