Melissa Harpa | 31cm x 33cm
Artwork is already stretched (not framed) with a hang cord in the back.
*ARTWORK IS SOLD ROLLED IN AN ART TUBE*
Framing can be organised on request, please email firstname.lastname@example.org with the artwork name and size for a framing price.
Melissa Nampijinpa Karpa was born in 1992 in Laramba, a remote aboriginal community, 205 km north-west of Alice Springs in the Norther Territory of Australia. She is the daughter of Sarah Napurrurla Leo, an artist with Warlukurlangu Art Centre and has three sisters and one brother. Melissa attended the local school, finishing in Year 12. She currently lives in Laramba and paints with the Laramba Art Centre. Her mother lives in Yuendumu, a remote aboriginal community, 105 km further north west from Laramba.
Melissa first began painting with Warlukurlangu Artists Aboriginal Corporation, an Aboriginal owned and governed art centre located in Yuendumu, in 2016, when visiting her extended family. When Melissa visits she continues to paint with her family. She paints her father’s Ngapa Jukurrpa (Water Dreaming). Stories relating directly to her land, its features and the plants and animals that inhabit it.
Stretching & Framing
Stretching & Framing
Not stretched or framed
Stretcheing and/or framing can be organised on request once you have purchased your piece, pricing starts at around 1/3 of the artwork price (on average).
This process generally takes around 3-4 weeks.
Framing options are Tasmanian Oak, White or Black painted pine.
All stretching and framing is completed by the team at Left Bank Art Group
Shipping is free Australia wide,
International shipping will be calculated at checkout.
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Supporting Australian businesses
All artwork stretching and framing is taken care of by the team at Left Bank Art Group on the Gold Coast, a family business that has operated for over 40 years, employing over 20 local staff
Australia - Free
International - Prices are calculated at checkout depending on your location.
All items are shipped via tracked freight.
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