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Portrait of Nora Wompi. - click to view larger image

born about 1935, Manyjilyjarra, Kukatja language groups, Nungurrayi skin group, Kunawarritji and Balgo communities, Martumili Artists

Wompi was born with ‘pussycat’ (feral cat) Dreaming at Pingakurangu rock hole near Kunawarritji. As a young girl, she travelled north with the drovers to Billiluna and Balgo.

Today she lives at Kunawarritji, but continues to travel regularly between Well 33 and Balgo, where she has many relatives. Wompi paints for both Warlayirti and Martumili art centres.

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