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Geraldine Nowee

Warlayirti Artists (Balgo)

Geraldine is the fifth daughter of Brandy Tjungurrayi (senior lawman) and Nowee Nangala (deceased) from who she inherited many Tjukurrpa (Dreamtime) stories. Geraldine learnt to paint from years of watching both her mother and her father. She has been painting since 2002.

Geraldine was born at Derby Regional Hospital and is the youngest of five daughters. Geraldine comes from a rich painting family her sisters Ann, Theresa and Genevieve are all competent painters in their own right. Geraldine’s daughter Serina also paints, as does her husband Lloyd Shephard. Geraldine is a powerful young painter and her work has grown from strength to strength. Her palette is dominated by the various flowers, seeds and bush tucker that dominate the region at various times of years.