Janie Karpa

Janie Karpa

Skin name: Nungala
Language: Luritja
Date of birth: 1963-02-25

Artworks

Biography

Janie Karpa is Kevin Namatjira’s wife. She had the best teacher to learn from about the watercolour tradition – Kevin Namatjira who is Albert Namatjira’s grandson and is sadly now deceased. Janie is also Rhonda’s sister and daughter of Kaapa Tjampitjinpa and step daughter to his brother Maxie Tjampitjinpa – both were famous painters at the original Papunya Tula artists.