born in Haasts Bluff, a daughter of Angoona Nangala and Jim Tjungurrayi. Please view Ngoia Pollard Napaltjarri Curriculum Vitae page 219 Australian Encyclopedia Aboriginal Artists dictionary of biographies. Ngoia Pollard Napaltjarri husband (now deceased) Jack Tjampijinpa Pollard was a very important artist painting for Papunya Tula Artists community, Ngoia Pollard was assisting him at the Papunya Tula community. Ngoia Pollard Napaltjarri works now for the Watiyawanu Artists of Amunturrngu Corporation. Ngoia has a special custodianship responsibilities for her country and often fly by helicopter on business with the North Territory Land Council. In 2004 Ngoia Pollard Napaltjarri received the First Prize in the he Advocate Central Australian Award. Ngoia assisted her husband during the time he painted for Papunya Tula Artists community, he was a well-known artist Jack Tjampijinpa Pollard (now deceased). She paints for the Watiyawanu Artists of Amunturrngu Corporation.

She paints her father country, which is a sacred Walpiri territory associated with narratives to the 'water snake'. The oval shapes in her paintings are iconographic representation of the swamps and lakes near Nyrripi (Talarada) North West of Mount Liebig where Ngoia lives. She depicts the wet and dry characteristics of the country. This region is changed with the spiritual presence of the 'water snake' which lives beneath the surface. This is the area where her father was hunting in the past.

Ngoia has a special custodianship responsibilities for this country and often fly by helicopter on business with the North Territory Land Council. In 2004 Ngoia received First Prize in the he Advocate Central Australian Award.


AWARDS:
2006 Te 1st Prize of the prestigious Northern Territory Art Award,
2004 Ngoia received First Prize in the he Advocate Central Australian Award.
2002 the prestigious Northern Territory Art Award - selected
2003 the prestigious Northern Territory Art Award - selected Telstra Award http://www.nt.gov.au/nreta/museums/magnt/natsiaa/index.html
Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory
COLLECTIONS:
Thomas Vroom collection on loan to the Aboriginal Art Museum, Utrecht the Nederland's; National Australian Art Gallery, Canberra National Gallery of Australia; Art bank Sydney; Private and cooperate collections in Australia and around the world.

 

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