Betty Namatjira Wheeler

Betty Namatjira Wheeler Naparula

Language: Western Arrarnta
Date of birth: 1949-11-14
From: Hermannsburg
Community: Ntaria : NT



Betty is a senior Western Aranda woman who lives in Hermannsburg. She is the mother of artist Joanne Wheeler and wife of artist Marcus Wheeler. Betty is a direct granddaughter of Albert Namatjira.

Group exhibitions

  • 2021
    South Australian Museum
  • 2019
    Tjina Nurna-ka, Pmarra Nurn-kanha, Itla Itla Nurn-kanha (Our family, our country, our legacy), Flinders University Art Museum, Adelaide SA
  • 2019
    Pmarra Nurna-Kananhala untha-lapp-urma (Walking through country), Hazelhurst Art centre, Sydney, NSW.
  • 2016
    Desert Mob, Araluen arts centre, Alice Springs, NT
  • 2016
    Abducted!, Alcaston Gallery, VIC
  • 2014
    Women Artists of the Hermannsburg School of Art, The Residency, Alice Springs, NT


  • 2016 National Museum of Australia (NMA), Canberra, ACT
  • 2016 International Education Services Art Collection, Brisbane