Lena Yarinkura (Biographical details)

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

Also known as

Yarinkura, Lena


Painter, weaver and sculptor from the Kune/Rembarrnga language group, belonging to the Maningrida community, the Yirritjja moiety and the subsection Gotjjan from South Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia. She produces work on clan mythologies with a focus on figures and animals. She is the daughter of artist Lena Djamarrayku. (2011)