Celestine Nungarrayi Tex

Aboriginal Warlpiri woman

Celestine Nungarrayi Tex was born in 1999 and attends the local School in Yuendumu, a remote Aboriginal community located 290 km north-west of Alice Springs in the NT of Australia.  During the School holidays the children from the local school are encouraged to visit the Warlukurlangu Artists Aboriginal Corporation, an Aboriginal owned and governed art centre located in Yuendumu, to paint their Jukurrpa or Dreaming stories. They are provided with an unrestricted palette of acrylic paint and small boards. Celestine participated in the Art program.


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