Jimmy Nimitjuma

Jimmy Nimitjuma

Jimmy Nimitjuma

Born: c. 1947

Deceased: 2004

Language Group: Kuninjku

Country: Mumeka, Western Arnhem Land, Northern Territory

Medium: Ochre on Bark, Ochres on Arches Paper

Subjects: Yawkyawk (Young Woman Spirit), Ngalyod (Female Rainbow Serpent), Untitled

Jimmy lived at Mumeka Outstation with his father, Anchor Kulunba, and Uncle, Peter Marralwanga, from whom he was taught to paint. He became very adept at painting different subjects and had a large role in teaching his younger brother the art of bark painting.
Art Gallery of NSW