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Daphne was born in 1979 at Alice Springs hospital. She has been painting for several years now and is one of the youngest artists to work at Ikuntji Art Centre. When she was a young girl her Mother and Father passed away. She was raised by her grandmother, Narputta Nangala Jugadai, Ikuntji's most senior and internationally recognized painter. On the weekends Daphne enjoys hunting and cooking Goanna's, shopping and looking after her 2 sons, Stanley and Christopher. Her family is very important to her and she spends a lot of time looking after the welfare of her extended family. She is a keen member of the Haasts Bluff softball team. Daphne has an eye for detail and paints meticulous translations of the Haasts Bluff landscape,including flora and fauna. Her work becomes particuarly vibrant after the rains when the newly emerged wild flowers dominateher paintings

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2016 10th Darwin Aboriginal Art Fair, Darwin Convention Centre, Darwin NT2016 Malpa Wiru (NAIDOC Celebration), Signal Point Gallery, Goolwa, SA2016 Ikuntji Artists – Paintings from Haasts Bluff, Northern Territory, Jaktman Australian Contemporary Art Gallery2015 Tarnanthi Festival Art Fair, Tandanya Institute Adelaide SA2015 9th Darwin Aboriginal Art Fair, Darwin, NT2015 Spirit Country, Outback Aboriginal Art, Melbourne VIC2015 Art Parade 2015, Artitja Fine Art, Mosman Park WA2014 Atitja: The Gift Collection - Art + Objects, Artitja Fine Art, Fremantle WA2014 Around the Campfire - Fundraiser Concert, Alice Springs NT2014 8th Darwin Aboriginal Art Fair, Darwin Convention Centre, Darwin NT2011 Desert Mob, Araluen Arts Centre, Alice Springs NT2009 Ikuntji Artists, Beckworth Gallery, Ballarat VIC2009 Land and Mythology - Art of the Western Desert, Artequity, Sydney NSW2009 Ikuntji meets Brisbane, Woolloongabba Art Gallery, Brisbane QLD2009 Desert Mob, Araluen Arts Centre, Alice Springs NT2009 Ballan and Pannan Galleries, Alice Springs NT2008 Cultural Connections - Desert Stories, Artitja Fine Art, Perth WA2006 Hogarth Galleries, Sydney NSW2005 Indigenart, Perth WA2005 Desert Mob, Araluen Arts Centre, Alice Springs NT

112cm (W) x 137cm (H)
Acrylic Paint
$800
122cm (W) x 136cm (H)
Acrylic Paint
$1,000
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