Warlpiri artist Jungarrayi was one of the senior men who initiated the painting movement in Yuendumu in the mid 1980s. His work, including an early collaborative piece "Munga Star Dreaming", is held in major national art collections.
Born c.1908 at Yarrunkanyi (Mt Hardy), to the west of Yuendumu. Yarrunkanyi is associated with the Initiated Men (Ngarrka) Dreaming and the Mala (Western Hare Wallaby) Dreaming. He was one of the group of senior men at Yuendumu involved in the establishment of painting at the settlement. He collaborated with Paddy Japaljarri Sims, Larry Jungarrayi Spencer and Paddy Jupurrurla Nelson on Munga Star Dreaming, 1985, which was purchased by the National Gallery of ...
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