Polly Wheeler Napurrula was born at Haasts Bluff and brought up in Nyirripi, a small community north west of Alice Springs in central Australia.
Polly paints bush tucker scenes and her Dreaming stories including Bush Potato Dreaming which is a very important story for her. The Bush Potato Dreaming belongs to her father’s country near Yuendumu in Central Australia.
Polly lives in Alice Springs and sells her work independently through various galleries including Central Art in Alice Springs. Sabine Haider (Director of Central Art) has known with artist for a very long time. Her work has been exhibited extensively.
One of Polly grandchildren is relatively new artist Tanya Wheeler Napangardi, who is also represented by Central Art.
Important copyright notice
The Copyright of all images and documentation remains with Sabine Haider. The Australian Copyright Act protects all artists from unauthorised copying by giving control over original works of art to the artist by law. However depending on the use proposed, Sabine Haider from Central Art – Aboriginal Art Store can facilitate reproduction of works with the permission of the artist as we have developed close relationships over the years with many individual painters and craftspeople.
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