#73 Thorny Lizard Dreaming - LANITA NUMINA : Aboriginal Art: 91x142cm
ARTIST: Lanita Numina
LANGUAGE: Amnatajerre / Kaytetye
REGION: Utopia North Central Desert
TITLE: My Country - Thorny Devil Lizard Dreaming
MEDIUM - Painting - acrylic on canvas
*All paintings come with a Certificate of Authenticity and are signed by the artist*
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
Lanita was born in 1963 and attended school at Kormilda College in Darwin. Lanita 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 and her late Father was a well-known stockman and brother to Gloria and Kathleen Petyarre.
Lanita has been painting for galleries across the country for over seven years.
Lanita’s work has been purchased by art lovers and collectors and she has had works in a collaborative exhibition in Cairns in 2010. Lanita paints many stories from her family and is also a strong teacher to the next generation.
See Lanita Numina's 'Profile & Collections' page for further information and to see more of her artwork.