#69 Thorny Devil Lizard - SHARON NUMINA : Aboriginal Art: 86x140cm
ARTIST: Sharon Numina
LANGUAGE: Amnatajerre / Kaytetye - North Utopia Central Desert region
TITLE: Thorny Devil Lizard Changing Colours
MEDIUM: Painting - acrylic on canvas
This painting represents the skin of the Thorny Devil Lizard.
The Thorny Devil is an Australian lizard. It is also known as the Thorny Dragon, Mountain Devil, Thorny Lizard, or the Moloch.
Not only does this lizard make good eating, this spiny creature makes a hairbrush
Sharon was born in 1981 and attended school in Kormilda College in Darwin.
Sharon is one of six sisters and two brothers. Her Mother is Barbara Price Mbitjana from Stirling Station near Tenant Creek who is also an artist.
Sharon has been painting for galleries across the country for over nine years.
Her works have been purchased by art lovers and collectors and Sharon’s works were part of a collaborative exhibition in Cairns in 2010.
Sharon paints many stories from her family and is also a strong teacher to the next generation. Sharon is currently teaching some of her nieces to paintSee Sharon Numina's Collections profile for further information and all her artwork listed.