Artist Background: Nyurapayia Nampitjinpa, also known as Mrs. Bennett, a Pintupi woman, was born circa 1935 in Yumara. She later moved to Kintore. She was the wife of John Bennett Tjapangati (c.1930-2002), a Pintupi speaker and one of the original artists at Papunya in the 1970’s. Mrs Bennett passed away in 2013. Her works are included in many Australian Public Institutions and private collections.