Christmas DownUnder

Unfortunately there was an error in yesterday’s blog. If you would like to follow Paul of Kent on Twitter please use the handle @pwadey - the twitter handle I gave you yesterday was incorrect. I highly recommend following @pwadey as his art knowledge is outstanding.

(Credit: State Library of Victoria, Living Museums)

(Credit: Australian Art Auction Records)

(Credit: Pinterest)


Nyinta was born on Angus Downs. Her father was from Blood Range near Docker River but he worked on Angus Downs bringing salt into Alice Springs on camel caravans. Her mother is from Kaanpi and her parents met up at Docker River and moved to Angus Downs Station. Her mother raised up three sons, and Nyinta but the family moved to Areyonga Reserve administered for the government by the Lutheran Mission. Nyinta and her husband Freddie Peippei, now passed away, had 3 sons who are all grown. Nyinta has painted for a long time, including for the former Ngurratjuta Art Centre. Nyinta enjoys painting whatever comes to her mind based on her life. (

Advent  22 December