#11 Women's Body Design - LANITA NUMINA : Utopia Aboriginal Art SIZE: 140 x 93cm
ARTIST: Lanita Numina
LANGUAGE: Amnatajerre / Kaytetye - Utopia North Central Desert region
TITLE: Women's Body Design
MEDIUM - Painting - acrylic on canvas
“This is awelye body line ceremony painting – it is the woman art painted on the body with the melon and rockholes in the desert – the women they paint each other up for dance and ceremony”
Lanita was born in 1963 and attended school at Kormilda College in Darwin. Lanita is one of six sisters and three 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 Collection page for further information on Lanita and other works for sale.