Gwenda Namatjira Nungarayi

Skin name: Nungarayi
Language: Western Arrarnta
Date of birth: 1954-12-31
From: Hermannsburg
Community: Alice Springs : NT
Outstation: Alice Springs



Gwenda is Albert Namatjira’s granddaughter and comes from a large family of artists. She is the daughter of artists Oscar and Desma and the sister of Lenie, Regie, Albert Junior and Rosabelle.

Gwenda paints in a naive style with delicate soft colours. She primarily paints her home country of Arreyonga and the surrounding areas.


  • 2014 Five Generations: The Strength of Namatjira’s Legacy, Araluen Galleries, Alice Springs, NT
  • 2014 Women Artists of the Hermannsburg School of Art, The Residency, Alice Springs, NT
  • 2015 Desert Mob, Araluen Galleries, Alice Springs, NT
  • 2015 Talapi Gallery, Alice Springs

Special Projects

  • 2011 – 2014 The Namatjira Play, Big hArt production
  • 2014 Public Art, Mural at the Alice Plaza, Alice Springs, NT