Artist of the Week

NMA’s acquisition of Benita Clements’ works

The year has started nicely for Benita Clements (great granddaughter of Albert Namatjira), who’s watercolours have been acquired by The National Museum of Australia (NMA)!

Albert Namatjira and his sons paining on country near Ntaria (Hermannsburg)
Albert Namatjira and his sons paining on country near Ntaria (Hermannsburg)
Ntaria (Hermannsburg) in the old days
Ntaria (Hermannsburg) in the old days
Finke River Mission, old days. People from the Hermannsburg Community going to church in the middle there is a water tank, and on the side it's the white fellows house. The people shake hands in the church when it's finished.
Finke River Mission, old days. People from the Hermannsburg Community going to church in the middle there is a water tank, and on the side it’s the white fellows house. The people shake hands in the church when it’s finished.
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The Namatjira Family. Benita & Ricky learning how to paint from their Auntie Lenie Namatjira at Ngurratjuta Many Hands Art Centre.
Benita Clements at the art centre.
Benita Clements at the art centre.