Colleen Wallace Nungarrayi

Born: 1974
Language: Arrente
Region: Santa Teresa, NT
Colleen Wallace Aboriginal Artist

Colleen began painting in the 1990’s with encouragement from her step-mother Kathleen Wallace, herself a well-known artist and a recipient of numerous awards, they are both from Santa Teresa, in the NT. Colleen is noted for her precise dot design and vibrant use of colour in her Dreamtime Sisters paintings, as well as others. Colleen is married to Colin Bird, the son of the famous Ada Bird from Utopia. Colleen has five children.