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Elaine James


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    synthetic polymer paint on canvas

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Revealed 2023 Artist Elaine James

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  • Lives & Works

    Kaltukatjara and Tjukurla

Elaine was born in Kaltukatjara in 1972 and grew up between Kaltukatjara and Warakurna. She has been a skilled punu carver for many years and in 2015, Elaine painted her first painting for Tjarlirli Art. Since then, she has continued to focus on her painting practice, drawing inspiration from her grandmothers Mrs T. James and Mrs N. Bennett, both acclaimed artists in their own right. Elaine paints tjukurrpa stories of the Kaltukatjara region, including Kungka Kutjara (Two Sisters) and the story of Ontulu.

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