Gabriella Possum Nungurrayi
Gabriella Possum Nungurrayi was born in Mt Allan, Northern Territory, Gabriella Possum is the elder daughter of the renowned painter, Clifford Possum Tjapaltjarri (1932 – 2002). She began painting at an early age, under the tuition of her famous father.
Gabriella’s paintings feature the Dreaming stories handed down to her from her paternal grandmother, Long Rose Nungala and the other senior women who taught her in her formative years – these include Grandmother’s Dreaming, Seven Sisters Dreaming (Milky Way), Goanna, Bush Tucker and Serpent Dreamings of her Anmatyerre heritage, which have been handed down through generations of ancestors.
Gabriella has a high profile in many Australian commercial galleries and is represented in a number of commercial galleries overseas. Gabriella lives with her husband and children near Melbourne, Victoria.