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Walka Wiru Ngura Wiru by Delores Miller 91 x 61

Walka Wiru Ngura Wiru by Delores Miller 91 x 61

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Walka Wiru Ngura Wiru by Delores Miller

91 x 61 cm

Acrylic on Canvas

2021

 

Walka Wiru Ngura Wiru means lovely country, lovely drawing. This is a painting is a composition of dot patterns inspired by the sandy desert features around the Tompkinson ranges of Pipalyatjara, Kalka, and Irrunytju communities where Ninuku artists work.

 

 

Delores Miller

 

 

Delores was born in Amata  in 1972 and is the daughter of well-known artist Molly Miller, one of the founding members of Ninuku Arts. Delores grew up with 4 brothers and 3 sisters. When she was 19 years old the family moved to Pipalyatjara and later to Kalka. She has been living in Kalka ever since. She is married to CD Miller and has several children. She loves to paint ducks in her natural enviroment. She did see them on pictures and now imagines them in her home country. Her home country includes a big lake that is only filled with water after big rains. When Delores was a child, the family went there often for a swim.