“My Mother was born under a Quandong Tree, I like to paint quandongs to remember her”
Christine Nakamara (Brown) was born in Alice Springs in 1965 and grew up in a Catholic Mission,
with her grandmother, who was a dress-maker at Amoonguna Settlement, at the time the Catholic Missionary was running.
She then moved to South Australia – to Ernabella, where she grew up, and now lives in Adelaide.
Her Language is Central Arrente from her fathers side.
Christine went to the Yirara College (Alice Springs) in 1979, and now lives in Adelaide.
Christine paints the women’s stories of her bush tucker and life in the bush lands.
Each Artwork has a Certificate of Authenticity which explains the meanings.
Christine’s Uncle was Two Bob Tjungurrayi
“Karra Wadlu Yaitya Purruna: Bush Shrubs Make You Healthy ” Exhibition features three of Christine’s worK