Patricia Nakamarra Oldfield

Aboriginal Warlpiri woman

Patricia Nakamarra Oldfield grew up in and has lived in Yuendumu most of her life. She is the daughter of two Warlukurlangu painters. Patricia has been painting with Warlukurlangu Artists Aboriginal Corporation, an Aboriginal owned and governed art centre located in Yuendumu, since 2001. She paints stories that are closely associated with her traditional country. Her main story is Warna Jukurrpa (Snake Dreaming), Dreamings that have been passed down to her from her father and his father’s father for millennia.