Helen McCarthy Tyalmuty
Region: Tennant Creek
Date of Birth: 1972
Content: In 1993, Helen was already involved in her first art festival. Her painting continued to develop after moving into teaching full time. For 10 years she successfully combined a job as a teacher in remote communities with her painting activities.
Helen had her first solo exhibition in 2006 in Sydney and further e
xhibitions there, in Melbourne and Singapore have quickly followed.
- Helen was honoured to receive the People's Choice Award at the 24th Telstra National Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Art Award (2007) for her painting Tyemeny Liman's Wutinggi (Grandpa Harry's Canoe)