Ruby Nakamarra Collins

Ruby Nakamarra Collins

Born c.1947 – Deceased date unknown

Warlpiri artist, Ruby Collins painted for Warlukurlangu Artists in Yuendumu from the mid 1980s. Her principal subject matter, Ngarlijiyi, Bush Carrot Dreaming, is usually rendered in traditional earth colours.

She shares some of the Dreamings from Wapurtarli, for example the Ngarlijiyi (Bush Carrot), with Bessie Sims Nakamarra, the wife of Paddy Sims Japaltjarri. She also painted stories from the area of Yaturluyaturlu (the Granites), including the Bush Currant Dreaming.

Exhibitions

1989    “Yuendumu and Ramingining”, Melbourne

1991    Lowe Art Museum, University of Miami, USA

Collections

Artbank

Robert Holmes a Court Collection, Perth

Artworks

Ngapa Jukurrpa – Water Dreaming - 2005
Ruby Nakamarra Collins
  • $350.00
Ngurlu Jukurrpa – Seed Dreaming - 2005
Ruby Nakamarra Collins
  • $350.00