Katarra Butler Napaltjarri



Katarra was born near the current location of the Tjukurla Community in Western Australia circa 1946. Katarra is the second wife of Anatjari Tjakamarra who was an important member of the original group of painters who started the Central Desert painting movement in Papunya in 1971. She first moved to Papunya around 1966 but later travelled back to her traditional homelands further west following the establishment of Tjukurla, Kintore and Kiwirrkura. Whilst she has extended family ties with the Tjukurla area, Katarra also spends considerable time in Kintore and Kiwirrkura where she paints for Papunya Tula Artists.

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