Dorothy Djampalil



Skin name: Wamutjan
Language: Djambarrpuyngu
Dreaming: Dhuwa
Clan: Wanybarrnga

Named after her mother, Dorothy is the daughter of one of the first recognised female painters in Ramingining. Dorothy only started painting at Bula’Bula Arts in 2021, however she watched and practiced with her ngandi (mother) since she was a young child. She enjoys painting along side her yapas (sisters), story lines and song lines connected to her mothers Ganalbingu clan.