Joanne Mombuyngu

Joanne  Mumbuyngu



Skin name: Narritjan
Language: Ganalbingu
Dreaming: Yirritja

Joanne ix the daughter of artist Joy Borruwa and the granddaughter of D. Djukulul. Her mari, D. Djukulul, was one of the first Yolngu women to begin to paint and paved the way for women not only being seen as weavers but also painters. Joanne learnt to paint by watching her mari and her mother paint and continues to paint her clans dreamings, song lines and story lines.