May Yamangarra

May Yamangarra

May was taught the art of painting as a teenager, helping her father, David Malangi with the application of dots. She continues in his footsteps creating artworks that tell the same stories.

Artworks

Biography

Skin name: Gamanydjan
Language: Manharrngu
Dreaming: Dhuwa

Yamangarra was born in 1970 to father, renowned artist, David Malangi and mother Elie Ganbada. Yamannggara was taught the art of painting as a teenager, helping her father with the application of dots (white berries) on a Gunmirringu painting, and then gradually painting the background rarrk on her father’s works.