Sonia Namarnyilk

Biography

Sonia Namarnyilk started working at Bábbarra Designs in 1993. An enthusiastic sewer, screen printer and lino printer, her health has prevented her working in recent years.

Born in Gunbalanya, Sonia’s fabric designs feature Yawkyawk imagery (female water spirits), turtles and barramundi. She also created art for Maningrida Arts & Culture, making prints on paper, wood carvings and woven fibre art. Her artwork has been exhibited nationally and internationally.

Languages

Kunwinjku

Ancestor spirits

Gungura (Spiral wind)

Outstation

Manmoyi

Moiety

Yirritjinga

Subsection

Bulanjan

Date of birth

1970

Fabrics for sale


Past Exhibitions