Lynette Nungarrayi Corby

Yarrenyty Arltere Artists & Tangentyere Artists

Lynette Corby was born in Ikuntji (Haasts Bluff) in 1958 and comes from a strong lineage of painters. Her mother Narlie Nelson Nakamarra and her mothers siblings Maggie Corby Nakamarra, Minnie Nelson Nakamarra, Candy Nelson Nakamarra and Denis Nelson Tjakamarra are all established artists, and children of the renowned Papunya Tula artist Johnny Warangkula Tjupurulla.

Lynette paints with Papunya Tjupi Arts when she lives in Papunya Community and when she stays in Town visiting family she paints with Tangentyere Artists, alongside Maggie Corby Nakamarra.

Lynette’s work is held by the Art Gallery of South Australia collection and was chosen for the 20th Telstra National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Art Award survey exhibition (2003).