Susan Wanji Wanji

Skin: Wanji
Region: Melville Island
Vendor: Utopian Aboriginal Art
Dreaming: Kulama or Yam

Susan Wanji Wanji was born in 1955 and grew up in Maningrida in Arnhem Land.Susan works on canvas and paper with ochres, acrylics or gouache, limited edition lino prints and etchings.

Susan is also a fine weaver and Tunga (bark basket) craftsperson. Her art is included in many National and International Collections.

Susan has been exhibiting since 1990 nationally and internationally. In 1992 Susan Wanji Wanji travelled to Paris representing Munupi Arts & Crafts and assisted with the hanging of the women’s centre exhibition. She is a finalist for the Telstra national art awards 2013 and is held in many national private and public collections.

Collections:
  • National Gallery of Australia, Canberra
Exhibitions:
  • 2013: Solo Exhibition, Merenda Gallery, Fremantle, WA