Kai Kai Nampitjinpa

Region: Western Desert

DOB: c 1946

Language: Pintupi

Art Centres: Gallery Gondwana, Papunya Tula Artists, NT

Kai Kai (sometimes spelt Kayi Kayi) was born in the desert circa 1946 and is the widow of Nolan Tjapangati, who was a shareholder and artist of Papunya Tula Artists. In 1999 Kai Kai contributed to the Kintore womens’ painting as part of the Western Desert Dialysis Appeal.


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Gallery Gondwana
(Est. 1990)

(by appointment only) ALICE SPRINGS NT 0870 AUSTRALIA
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