Polly Nelson Nungala
Artist has Passed Away
Out of respect for Aboriginal culture Central Art has removed the artist's photograph.
Polly was born around 1940 at Utopia, north east of Alice Springs in central Australia.
Polly’s sister, Lena Skinner Ngal, and brother, Johnny Skinner, are also known artists.
Polly’s artwork depiction are of the Bush Plum, an significant 'Dreaming' to whose who have rights to paint the stories.
Another significant depiction of the artist is Awelye, ochre designs painted onto women’s bodies during their traditional ceremonies.
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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