Denise Long

Yarliyil Art Centre

Denise was born in Wyndham on the 10th of July 1973. She was raised at Kikimbie Station where she grew up with her family from her father side. She now resides at Billiluna Station which is also her country. Through her father she is of the Walparri/Jaru tribe and from her mother she is Jaru, Walmajarri and Ngarti. Having grown up with both sides of her family, she learnt alot about the bush life and her culture. She loves painting her grandfather’s dreaming stories as well as her husband and children’s dreaming stories. Denise and her partner has seven children and one grandson.