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2023 Revealed Exhibition: New and Emerging WA Aboriginal Artists

Leah Nanala

Art centre

Lives and works

Wirrimanu | Balgo and Mulan

Leah lives between the Wirrimanu (Balgo) and Mulan communities. Her grandmother is Ningie Nanala and her grandfather is Tjumpo Tjapanangka (dec.), both renowned Balgo artists. Leah paints Ningie’s stories and has also been given permission to paint her grandfather’s Country, Wilkinkarra. Her mothers and fathers (the children of Ningie and Tjumpo) are all artists; Winifred, Dulcie and Vincent Nanala have all previously featured in the Revealed exhibition. Leah is also an enthusiastic arts worker; she keeps the Warruyanta Art Centre open everyday.

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Western Australia