Colleen Wallace Nungari

  • Skin Name:Nungarrayi/Nungari
  • Language:Eastern Arrente
  • Region:Utopia, Central Australia
  • Dreaming:Awelye, Yam & Dreamtime Sisters
Colleen Wallace Nungari


  • Birnberg, M. & Krecsmanski, J.B. (2004) Aboriginal Artist Dictionary of Biographies. Australian Western, Central Desert and Kimberley Region. J.B. Publishing Australia. Marleston, South Australia.
  • Keringke Arts (1999) Keringke Contemporary Eastern Arrernte Art. Jukurrpa Books. Adelaide.


  • Mbantua Gallery Permanent Collection, Alice Springs.
  • Rodney Gooch Collection, Riddoch Art Gallery, Mount Gambier.


  • 2010, “Tradition to Modernity” (group exhibition), Central Art Aboriginal Art Store, Alice Springs.
  • 2008, “Dreamings – The Land”, Outback Aboriginal Art, Caulfied.
  • 2005, “Small Wonders”, Mbantua Gallery, Alice Springs.
  • 2004, Mbantua Gallery (touring exhibition), Portland, Nashville, Knoxville, Hartford, Greenwich, New York and Philadelphia, USA.
  • 2004, “Awelye”, Mbantua Gallery, Alice Springs.
  • 2004, “Evolution of Utopia”, Mbantua Gallery Cultural Museum, Alice Springs.
  • 2003. “Art from the Dreamtime”, Portland Art Museum, Portland, USA.
  • 2003, “Contemporary Aboriginal Art Event”, Umpqua Bank in conjunction with Mbantua Gallery, Portland and Oregon, USA.
  • 2003, Mbantua Gallery (touring exhibition), Knoxville, Nashville, Portland, USA.
  • 2002, Mbantua Gallery (touring exhibition), Nashville and Portland, USA.
  • 1999, Mbantua Gallery, Alice Springs
  • 1996, Aboriginal Art Gallery, Melbourne
  • 1996, Cooinda Gallery, Coffs Harbour, Queensland
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