Lena Yarinkura (Biographical details)

Lena Yarinkura (sculptor/medallist; painter/draughtsman; fibre/textile worker; Australian; Indigenous Australian; Female; 2011; 1961 - ;; active;)

Also known as

Lena Yarinkura; LenaYarringula; Lena Yaringura


Painter, weaver and sculptor from Maningrida, Arnhem Land, Northern Terrirtory.
Belongs to Kune/Rembarrnga language group, the Yirritjja moiety, subsection Gotjjan. Works relate to clan mythologies, with a focus on figures and animals from the region.
Daughter of artist Lena Djamarrayku. (2011)