Lydia Young Nungurrayi was born in 1992 and comes from a family of artists. Her area is Central & Western desert and her tribe is Pintupi. Lydia is the daughter of Marlene Young Nungurrayi and Adrian Young Tjupurrula. Her grandfathers are Tommy Lowry Tjapaltjarri and world renowned artist Doctor George Tjapaltjarri. In turn, these family members are connected to many famous artists including Nosepeg Tjupurrula, Fred Ward Tjungurrayi, Turkey Tolson and many others.
Lydia’s main Dreaming stories include important women’s dreamings and the body paint designs associated with them. Lydia’s use of thick layered paint is one of her trademarks.
Lydia is a young dynamic artist sure to succeed.