Lorna Fencer Napurrula
Region: Lajamanu (Katherine) - Northern Territory
Date of Birth: 1924 (deceased December 2006)
Content: Lorna Fencer is a senior Law woman who has painted all of her life in preparation for "ceremonies". Lorna commenced painting on canvas in 1986 and has painted for the Warnayaka Art Centre. Her artwork is characterised by the layering of paint and the use of bold colours. Lorna's dreamings include: Yarla (Yam), Wapirti and Marlujarra. Lorna's dreamings enable her to paint stories such as: Bush Tomato; Bush Yam; Caterpillar; Wallaby; Ngalatji (Little White Flower); and some men's stories.
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Aboriginal Galleries of Australia
Australian Heritage Commission Collection, Canberra
Museum and Art Galleries of the Northern Territory, Darwin