Selina Nadjowh

Selina Nadjowh

Skin name: Ngalwamud
Language: Kunwinjku
Dreaming: Yirridjdja
Clan: Marririn
Date of birth: 1976-01-23
From: Kumarrirnbang
Community: Oenpelli : NT
Outstation: Kumarrirnbang


Artworks


Biography

Selina Nadjowh is an accomplished weaver and painter, known for delicate and finely balanced compositions and the formal beauty of her work. Screen printed fabrics and t-shirts carrying her designs are the top selling fabric products at Injalak Arts. Her weavings are also featured in “Twined Together” (2006) the definitive book on weaving in West Arnhem Land.

 

Both Lynne and her sister Selina were selected with 8 other prominent artists to create a design for an Injalak skateboard series, and have painted various murals at the Injalak Art Centre. Her work is featured in the pandanus weaving monograph Twined Together, 2006.

 

In May 2016 Selina represented Injalak Arts at the 12th Festival of Pacific Arts in Guam with her sister, husband and brother-in-law. They were part of the Australian delegation and made up one of the 27 pacific island nations and territories that participated. 

 

Selina Nadjowh joined Injalak Arts in 1999 and is employed as an artsworker helping to run the art cenyre business Selina Nadjowh is the daughter of Audrey Badari and Timothy Nadjowh.

Bibliography

  • Louise Hamby, 'Twined Together: Kunmadj njalehnjaleken', Injalak Arts and Crafts Association, 2005