Sharon Numina

Sharon Numina
Born: 1981
Location: Utopia, Central Australia
Language: Anmatyerre

Sharon Numina is one of six sisters and three brothers and was born in 1981.  She attended primary school at Stirling Station, a cattle station on the outskirts of Tennant Creek, Northern Territory, Australia. Sharon lives in Darwin close to her sisters Caroline, Jacinta, Louise and Lanita, also talented artists. Their aunties are Kathleen and Gloria Petyarre who are famous artists.
The style of artwork belongs to her desert people of Central Australia. Her art represents body markings for women’s ceremonial business and stories for hunting and gathering in their traditional country.

Sharon began painting in 2006.

Title: Mountain Thorny Devil Lizard
Artist: Sharon Numina
Size: 144cm x 55cm
Price: $750.00

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This gorgeous painting depicts the story of the skin of the Mountain Thorny Devil Lizard.
The lizard is said to change colours in the desert as the sun rises and sets and the dew catches upon their skin reflecting the ability of the Mountain Thorny Devil Lizard to change from plain to vivid colours.
A very detailed work created by a series of dots in white on a black canvas. Visually stunning. It captures a feeling of gentle transition and movement, a very beautiful painting.



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