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Ann Lane nee Dixon

Ann was born in Alice Springs and grew up in Papunya where she attended school. Her mother is Jocelyn Nampitjinpa, a Warlpiri woman and her father is Benny Tjapatjari from Warakurna in the NPY lands of Western Australia. Ann remembers a long time ago, when her father would walk with camels to Hermannsburg with rations for the people. There was a film made about her father, “Benny and the Dreamers” (1992) that tells the story of Benny and other Pintupi men.

She predominantly paints the Tjukurrpa from her father’s country, Pirrnpirrnga – Desert Bore, depicting the surrounding tali tali (sand hills) with bold lines, overlayed with fine dot work in varying colours. Her father, Benny, used to paint that same story. Ann is now the only one in her family that paints. She regularly comes in to the art centre and paints for hours at a time, often with husband Joseph Lane sitting with her, sometimes painting too.

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