Steven Walbungara

Language: Arrernte
Date of birth: 1959-12-31
From: Hermannsburg
Community: Alice Springs : NT
Outstation: Hermannsburg



Steven Walburunga passed away in June 2017. He grew up in Ntaria (Hermannsburg community). When he was a teenager his family moved to Alice Springs.

As a child he regularly sat on the banks of the Todd River watching Basil Rantji paint. Watching Basil influenced Steven to begin painting himself, and he has been painting ever since.

Group exhibitions

  • 2017
    Tjuritja Nana Mara to Paris (From the good Tjuritja to Paris), IDAIA , Paris , France


  • 2017 Queensland Art Gallery Gallery of Modern Art, Brisbane, QLD