Nola Yurnangurnu Campbell | Artist Profile

Details of Nola Yurnangurnu Campbell

About

Nola Campbell grew up travelling in the Country between Kiwirrkurra and Kunawarritji. She is related to Charlie Wallabi (Walapayi) Tjungurrayi and Nangkatji Josephine Nangala, whom she called father and mother, and Kumpaya Girgaba, her aunt. Nola lost her parents when she was young and was grown up by Norma Giles mother and father, Mankatji Carnegie and Mr Carnegie. Nola was taken to Warburton as a young woman and there she married her first husband. She moved to Wiluna and later Patjarr, where she later married artist Coiley Campbell.
Nola has been the subject of an Indigenous Community Stories produced film, titled Nola's Story. The film aired during the 2016 Fremantle Art Centre Revealed Program in conjunc on with the Maritime Museum and Indigenous Community Stories.

MEDIUM
Acrylic painting on linen and canvas
Print making
Punu (wood carving)

THEMES
Ngura (Country)

GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2017 Port Hedland Art Award, Courthouse Gallery, Port Hedland, WA
2017 2017 Desert Mob Exhibition
2017 Ngayuku Ngurra
2016 Standing on Sacred Ground
2016 Desert Mob Exhibition, Early Days Collaboration
2016 Port Hedland Courthouse Gallery - Art Prize
2016 Salon des Refuses
2016 Revealed Emerging Showcase Exhibition
2016 Art Kelch Germany
2015 Palya: Martumili Artists, Tjarlirli Art and Warakurna Artists of Western Australia
2015 Tandanya exhibition
2014 Desert Mob, Alice Springs
2014 Boards from the Edge,Raft Artspace, Alice Springs, NT
2013 Desert Boards, Raft Artspace, Alice Springs, NT
2010 Telstra ATSIAA, Finalist. Darwin NT
2010 Canning Stock Route, Canberra, ACT
2009 - Tjitirn-tjitirn Manta Kutu Kurukurra, Short St Gallery, Broome, WA
2009 - Kutipitjaku Purti-Bush Tripping, Chapman Gallery, Canberra, ACT
2007 - Western Desert Mob, Kutju - One, Lawrence Wilson Art Gallery, The University of Western Australia, Perth, WA
2007 - Patjarr Painters: Kayili Art Centre, Short St Gallery, Broome, WA
2007 - 24th Testra National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Art Award, Museum & Art Gallery of the Northern Territory, Darwin, NT
2007 - Desert Mob, Araluen Centre, Alice Springs, NT
2007 - Kayili Canvas (Collaborative) - Perth iNternational Arts Festival, Lawrence Wilson Art Gallery, The University of Western Australia, Perth, WA
2007 - Kayili Canvas (Collaborative) - Power & Beauty: Indigenous Art Now, Heide Museum of Modern Art, Melbourne, VIC
2006 - Desert Mob, Araluen Centre, Alice Springs, NT
2006 - Patjarr, Short St Gallery, Broome, WA
2006 - Kayili Artists - New Works, William Mora Galleries, Melbourne, VIC
2005 - Desert Mob, Araluen Centre, Alice Springs
2005 - Rockhole to Rockhole Exhibition, Suzanne O'Connell Gallery, Brisbane, QLD
2004 - Desert Mob, Araluen Centre, Alice Springs

COLLECTIONS
Museum of Western Australia
Private Collections
Queensland Art Gallery
The Luczo Collection, San Fransisco, California
The Merenda Collection
The Lagerberg-Swift Collection
The Marshall Collection
WA Museum

AWARDS
2017 Winner, Port Hedland Art Prize, Port Hedland, WA
2010 Finalist Telstra, ATSIAA
2007 - Finalist in the 24th Testra National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Art Award

Artworks of Nola Yurnangurnu Campbell