Josephine Nancy Wheeler

Yarrenyty Arltere Artists & Tangentyere Artists

Josephine Wheeler was born in 1983 in Papunya, granddaughter of renowned Papunya Tula artist Yuyuya Nampitjinpa. She paints Yumari, a site located west of Walungurru (Kintore, NT) which is connected to an important women’s Tjukurrpa (Dreaming) relating to Ancestral Women travelling from Yumari to Kalipinypa. Josephine holds this Tjukurrpa through her grandmother and depicts sandhills, waterholes, women and bush foods in her works.