Mitchell Japanangka Martin

Aboriginal Warlpiri man

Mitchell grew up in Nyirripi and then lived in Kintore from 2005 – 2017, where he often saw people painting.  Mitchell has completed his first painting with Warlukurlangu Artists in Nyirripi, looking at the work of his Great Great Grandfather Paddy Japanangka Lewis who painted the same Mina Mina Jukurrpa. Mitchell remembers seeing Paddy paint when he lived with him in Yuendumu as a child.  Mitchell loves Footy and plays fullback in Nyirripi, he also likes to fix old cars, any sort. Mitchell is waiting to visit his country a long way away.