Sabrina Napangardi Granites

Aboriginal Warlpiri Woman

Sabrina Granites Napangardi was born in 1972 in Yuendumu in the Northern Territory of Australia. She is the grand-daughter of Paddy Japaljarri Sims and Bessie Nakamarra Sims, two of the founding artists of Warlukurlangu Artists Aboriginal Association, the art centre located in Yuendumu. This is one of the oldest, continually operating art centre in the Central Desert of Australia.

Sabrina has been painting with the art centre since 1997. She paints the Dreaming stories passed to her from her grandfather and grandmother. Sabrina attended the local school at Yuendumu, is married and has two young daughters whom she is raising. She currently works with the art centre and occasionally she goes hunting with her family around Yuendumu to collect bush foods.